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Judge sides with state in ballot lawsuit

...said."All of these things are foundations of our democratic system," Paton-Walsh said. "They require that political candidates be allowed to form coalitions and alliances that serve their interests. That's the heart of politics."Scott...
My Turn: Pure politics in the Alaska retirement systems

...governor and chief architect of the giveaway use fiduciary funds to do what amounts to political advertising, for one political candidate.One need not wonder why the public really has lost trust in the whole political industrial complex process...
Candidates speak at middle school forum

ANCHORAGE - Statewide political candidates Wednesday got a chance to say how they would shape the future for Alaskans who won't even be able to vote for at least four years...
Sam's the man

...bills introduced.He told reporters Friday that he has not made "particular or individual" contributions to political candidates in the last 10 years.Kito said ensuring the State Library Archives Museum is completed is one of his top short-term...
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More than glitz and glamor

...Mama Jose, died Aug. 19 at the age of 90, leaving quite a legacy - he was a WWII veteran, the first openly gay political candidate and a revered civic organizer and activist.At a statewide level, Hyre said, ICOAA supports the community with...
Pakistan's ruling party struggles in election with two party icons dead That's been a definite possibility. The Taliban is believed responsible for near-daily attacks against political candidates.But rumors also circulated of a spat with his father. Whatever the reason, Bilawal eventually returned to Pakistan...
Hitting 400 ppm in CO2 marks a milestone for the millions. What is our response? Yale and George Mason University, three out every four Americans say they would be more likely to vote for a political candidate who supports a "revenue neutral" tax. More importantly, 33 countries and 18 sub-national jurisdictions will...
Coalition files papers on Anchorage union dues

...The city should stop using its resources to in effect collect money for unions, which largely support Democratic political candidates, coalition spokesman Michael Chambers said. It's a matter of individual liberty, he said."What it basically...
The art of not answering questions

From time to time, political candidates come by the office so that we can ask them questions and they cannot answer them. The art of not answering questions is more difficult...
Sponsor signs may be headed for city parks

...Mertl was opposed to the ordinance because he said he feels it will open up the city parks for advertising for political candidates and issues like abortion. "The thing that's hanging me up is the long-term exposure of these signs," he...


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