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Empire Editorial: To fight rising prison costs, Alaska must reform

...enough to end up in jail.Last week, the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission met to hear a presentation from the Pew Charitable Trusts. The presentation mirrored one given to the Alaska Bar Association last month and included some alarming statistics...
Proposed changes to US fishing laws spark conservation row thinking about the long term."The changes also risk reducing accountability for managing recreational red snapper fishing, a key industry in the Gulf of Mexico, said Ted Morton, director of U.S. Oceans for Pew Charitable Trusts.
Agency bans new commercial fisheries for forage fish

...conservation groups and sport fishermen who wanted to be sure that forage fish were protected.Paul Shively of The Pew Charitable Trusts, a conservation group, said in a statement: "This marks a fundamental change from traditional management of...
My Turn: No more

...our savings. And we have built the 49th state into a thriving region. In fact, according to the nonpartisan Pew Charitable Trusts, Alaska is now less dependent on federal aid than a majority of states: federal funds make up about 20 percent...
Coast Guard proposes Bering Strait shipping route

...far worse because the ice is what keeps the waves down," said Marilyn Heiman, U.S. Arctic director for the Pew Charitable Trusts and co-author of the Marine Policy study. More than just shipping routes is needed, she said.That increased...
Obama withdraws Bristol Bay from offshore drilling

...taxpayer expense for $95 million after the Exxon Valdez spill, said Marilyn Heiman, U.S. Arctic director for Pew Charitable Trusts. Fisheries around the world are in decline, but Bristol Bay's well-managed fisheries are some of the most...
New management plan for Alaska petroleum reserve

...Alaska Natives' needs for subsistence resources, and the nation's demand for energy.Joshua Reichert of Pew Charitable Trusts called the decision the Obama administration's crowning land conservation accomplishment to date.But Brendan...
Alaska lawmakers pan report on oceans

...interests "could be greatly restricted or wholly prohibited" by the Pew proposals. The study, funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts, a multibillion-dollar Philadelphia-based foundation established by the family of Sun Oil Co. founder Joseph...
Exhibit turns community project into art Duke University, Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona and the Philadelphia-based Pew Charitable Trusts. The collection of photography and recorded interviews focuses on the real-life stories of struggle and change...
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Astonished at DOT official's diatribe

...SEACC's "outside" funding from groups such as the Pew Charitable Trust and the Brainerd Foundation, which "give millions...foundations. The key here is that the people who run the Pew Charitable Trust and the Brainerd Foundation do not profit from helping...


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