Emergency halibut bycatch cut sought

...action, Alverson notes that the emergency action has hurdles to clear before it creates any changes."I would liken this to a minority report, which the council has a similar procedure for," said Alverson. "I don't want to diminish it. It's a brave...
Egan to caucus with minority

...part of the five-member Democratic minority.The change was made public Friday in a news release from the Senate minority announcing its assignments for the...confident I will get a lot done" in the minority, despite its size."Some people...
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House majority, minority announce new organization

...Committee.Both the House majority and minority caucuses announced their leadership for...serve again as leader of the Democratic minority caucus, which he took over from former...according to a news release from the minority. This will be his second legislative session...
Alaska Editorial: Southeast lawmakers have chance to create working relationships with new governor

...that took place in the days immediately following the election.Ortiz has joined with the House Democrats, a caucus in the minority. Republicans control the House.That's just the way it is.But Ortiz and Stedman have the opportunity to create working...
Independent Rep. Ortiz joins House Democratic Caucus

...Matt Claman, D-Anchorage, and District 5 Rep. Adam Wool, D-Fairbanks. The House Democratic Caucus will be led by Minority Leader Chris Tuck of Anchorage during the 29th Alaska Legislature."Rep. Ortiz's experience as a classroom teacher will...
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Cultural appropriation and education: making the right decisions

...cuisine, traditional medicine, religious symbols, etc. It's most likely to be harmful when the source community is a minority group that has been oppressed or exploited in other ways or when the object of appropriation is particularly sensitive, e...
Oklahoma City Public Schools board votes against replaying final minute of game

...Oklahoma City.Dr. K. Gerone Free, pastor of Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church, said Douglass and other predominantly minority schools in the city have been targeted by referees for years."Why should the kids do the right thing when the adults who...
Minority Democrats unveil oil tax plan

JUNEAU - Minority Democrats in the Legislature on Monday unveiled their vision of an oil...aimed at ensuring Alaska gets its "fair share" for its oil.Senate Minority Leader Hollis French, D-Anchorage, called the Democrats' plan a...
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Kurds key in fight against Islamic State

...thousands of displaced people from the minority Yazidi group from Iraq's Sinjar Mountain...Kurdistan, making them the largest stateless minority group in the world. With nearly 25 million...SYRIA?Kurds are the largest ethnic minority in Syria, making up more than 10 percent...
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My Turn: 29th Alaska Legislature has new faces in new positions after election

...have promptly established majority and minority organizations, a sign that the legislative...State Legislature but will be in the minority in the 29th Legislature. Two former...Gardner of Anchorage will serve as Senate Minority Leader, replacing Hollis French, who...


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