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State of Indian Nations speech underlines US-tribe relations

...shouldn't dictate solutions, he said."Honoring its trust responsibility means recognizing Indian Country's legal authority to control its own destiny," Cladoosby told a crowd gathered in Washington, D.C. "It means respecting Native...
Businesses encouraged to review drug policies

...Schofield said.Schofield said that with solid policies, employers should feel confident that they have the legal authority to uphold them."To date, there has not been a situation where an employer has failed as long as they've had...
State | AK legislature
Mat-Su officials meet with feds over ferry bill

...qualified public entity to take the vessel, which could absolve the borough of its debt.However, "FTA has no legal authority to unilaterally waive the debt and is required to begin the collection process," she wrote.Colligan noted that...
Agency mulls managing private refuge development

...government does not own subsurface mineral rights in many of the refuges and that those who own the rights have the legal authority to develop them, in line with federal and state laws. Fish and Wildlife deputy director Steve Guertin, in written...
Brazil Beat

...Xavier, the editor of Brazilian Playboy, said in an email that as yet the magazine hadn't been notified by any legal authority that it had to pull the June edition, and that "the magazine remains available" across the country.Shortly before...
We must not be the world's policeman committed crimes against civilians. It would not prove that the U.S. government has either the moral or legal authority to commit acts of war.These issues must be kept separate. We have reason to be skeptical of Kerry's case - why...
Parnell's missed LNG benchmarks & market opportunity

...the bull by the horns, work with REI and other market leaders to monetize Alaska's gas and exercise the State's legal authority to enforce the North Slope leases that require gas sales when there is a reasonable expectation of profit to the leaseholders...
Why you should care about latest govt budget fight

...payments - all of them late.The first strategy would be hard to implement because the government might not have the legal authority to do it or the computer reprogramming ability to quickly pull it off. Under the latter scenario, nobody would get...
Benefits ballot question galvanizes Alaska voters

ANCHORAGE - A million-dollar ballot question that has no legal authority has opponents clashing over whether it's simply a measure intended to provide benefits to the gay partners of public employees...
Eviction of church group nixed

...Court Judge Patricia Collins of Juneau dismissed a motion to grant the United Methodist Alaska Missionary Conference legal authority to evict the former St. Paul United Methodist Church from the two properties and seize control of them. Collins...


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