Planned Parenthood chief rebuts videos

...Planned Parenthood has defended itself with newspaper ads, petition campaigns and lawsuits against state efforts to curb its funding...million signatures on "I Stand With Planned Parenthood" petitions.___Associated Press writer David Crary contributed to...
Nation and World
After Boehner: Can House GOP be led?

...Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., would be their next target, and the group Tea Party Patriots began circulating a petition calling for his removal.McConnell had pledged that the GOP Congress would show voters that Republicans can govern in the...
Nation and World
Iran deal defenders deliver petition to delegation

...activist John Sonin delivered copies of a petition to the Juneau offices of Sen. Lisa Murkowski...and Rep. Don Young on Wednesday. The petition, which contains the signatures of about...was undeterred. After delivering the petition, He said he planned to participate in...
Pro-flag petition gains support, but targets wrong audience

...reasons for signing" the petition online, neither side seems...United Church, supported the petition to remove the flag, but any more flag-related petitions anytime soon. He said that...anti-flag side to start a another petition."I don't believe that...
Election season opens

...election opened Monday as nominating petitions for office became available at the city...candidates are 18 and older.Nomination petitions may be turned to the city clerk's office...starting Aug. 7. The deadline to turn in a petition is 4:30 p.m. Aug. 17.
Appeal erodes trust in 'Unity Ticket'

...Council has not signed on to be a party to the lawsuit, but that hasn't slowed Peterson from affixing the Council's name to petitions advocating the state to settle.The legal battle began under Gov. Sarah Palin and continued under Gov. Sean Parnell, both...
Court upholds abortion notification petitions

...Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a trial court's finding that petitions for a parental notification initiative do not contain confusing...governor's summary of the proposed measure contained on the petitions was confusing and misleading. Kevin Clarkson, one of more...
Regional News
Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri

...have permission from the secretary of state to begin collecting signatures to put the issue before voters in 2016. Another petition proposes reducing sentences for nonviolent drug offenders who are serving time without opportunity for parole.Mizanskey said...
Nation and World
Group petitions for removal of Mississippi flag from Juneau display

...been calling "Flag Justice," sent a petition signed by 188 people (and one organization...the state flags, on Tuesday. In the petition, Flag Justice calls for the removal...Northern Light United Church who signed the petition. "It was true before, but now, more...
Municipal election open offices, voting announcement

...district 2 assembly member and three school board positions. Filing for seats closes 4:30 p.m. Aug. 17.Nominating petitions, Alaska Public Offices Commission forms and information about filing requirements and candidacy are available in the municipal...


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