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Halibut anger lands on wrong target

In Tuesday's 'My Turn' feature, Mr. Grutter states that the North Pacific Fishery Management Council halibut bycatch reductions approved in June are...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-07-07/halibut-anger-lands-wrong-target
Letters
My Turn: Honesty is the best policy

In order for government and public institutions to work, there has to be trust in them. This is rarely achieved by keeping the key parts of the process hidden from public view.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-06/honesty-best-policy
Opinion
My Turn: Medicaid expansion has majority support, just not 'the majority'

According to a recent study, Alaska is either in a recession or on the brink of one. It's time for non-partisan solutions, not playing Russian Roulette with the economy. Alaska will lose 4,000 jobs statewide by September.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-05/my-turn-medicaid-expansion-has-majori
Opinion
My Turn: The liberal contribution to freedom, justice for all

"All men are created equal." These are words we celebrate this week in the wake of two nationally significant events.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-03/my-turn-liberal-contribution-freedom-
Opinion
My Turn: Council fumbled on halibut bycatch reduction

Our North Pacific Fisheries Management Council met in Sitka. Trawl bycatch (bycatch constitutes nontargeted species) of juvenile halibut in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands was on the agenda.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-30/my-turn-council-fumbled-halibut-bycat
Opinion
My Turn: The nuts and bolts of the Affordable Care Act are loose

This past Thursday the United States Supreme Court released its decision in the second of two cases questioning the legality and validity of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), widely referred to as Obamacare. King v.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-29/my-turn-nuts-and-bolts-affordable-car
Opinion
My Turn: Red Chris mine poses great risk

I have previously written and spoken about how important the seafood industry is to Alaska's economy, especially to those of us who live in Southeast Alaska.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-28/my-turn-red-chris-mine-poses-great-ri
Opinion
My Turn: Solving Alaska's budget problem

Former Gov. Frank Murkowski recently wrote an oped for the Juneau Empire advocating the establishment of a Permanent Fund endowment system for partially funding state government. After attending Gov.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-28/my-turn-solving-alaskas-budget-proble
Opinion
My Turn: Warning: Smoking fossil fuels are hazardous to our grandchildren

Alaska's Catholic bishops have issued a statement supporting Pope Francis' call for action on climate change.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-25/my-turn-warning-smoking-fossil-fuels-
Opinion
My Turn: Maintaining a balance

Alaskans breathed a collective sigh of relief when the Legislature finally gaveled out June 11 after two special sessions. Compromises were made, a budget was passed and a government shutdown was averted.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-25/my-turn-maintaining-balance
Opinion

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