My Turn: United Legislature grants control of state's destiny

...This was an historic week for Alaska. Thanks to our state legislators, we took a significant step toward controlling our own destiny...Standing united together, we can do this. I thank you, Alaska legislators, for pulling together to provide overwhelming support of...
My Turn: Governor's endowment proposal is good for Alaska

Alaska's future is bright if our Legislator's support Gov. Bill Walker's plan to gain stability under his Permanent Fund endowment proposal.We, the public, cannot...
Syrians express opposition to Russian plan

...faced opposition from both sides on Wednesday, as deep divisions remained over the fate of President Bashar Assad.Syrian legislator Sharif Shehadeh, a member of the ruling Baath party, told The Associated Press there will be no presidential vote before...
Nation and World
Push for end to Syria war seen as most serious yet

...Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, speaking on Wednesday following a visit to Moscow.But that is easier said than done.Syrian legislator Sharif Shehadeh, a member of the ruling Baath party, told The Associated Press there will be no presidential vote before...
Nation and World
Walter Soboleff retrospective

...learning it from his friends while young, and from his grandparents, Albert and Martha Kookesh. Kookesh, a former state legislator, said after legislative efforts to get Alaska history taught in the schools failed, "sometimes, we have to tell the history...
My Turn: Don't wait for Alaska to crash

...alike must channel Abraham Lincoln and find the courage to act before it is too late. ? Fran Ulmer is a former mayor, legislator, Alaska lieutenant governor, UAA chancellor, director of ISER and staff member to Gov. Jay Hammond.
State asked researchers wrong question

...of Alaska Anchorage. Unfortunately, legislators weren't interested in what attracts...committee and she said it was evident legislators were looking for something other than...teachers."During the Tuesday session, legislators were still left wondering how all this...
Alaska Editorial: Calming effect

...changed from one week to the next, and legislators, once they listened to what the administration...project forward.Alaskans depend on legislators, who are paid representation, to listen...seen whether the proposal will win with legislators and other Alaskans, but it's one...
Schools in jeopardy

...rumored changes being just that, rumors, legislators from both sides of the party line are...saved." The letter declared all four legislators against changes proposed by "Railbelt legislators" to alter the ADM.Stevens said his...
State | Local | AK legislature
Alaska farmers want prison-run slaughterhouse kept open

...facilities, is hurting the state economically because the facility isn't allowed to compete in the private sector.State legislators announced last month that the plant could be shuttered for good by the end of the current budget cycle, KTUU-TV reported...


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