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Lawmaker wants to examine state's credits, exemptions

...Legislature this week: Federal overreachThe outrage continues in Juneau over recent federal proposals that state political leaders see as further examples of the feds overstepping their bounds.House Resources plans hearings Monday on resolutions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-02/lawmaker-wants-examine-states-credits-e
State | AK legislature
State senators riled by federal actions

...is dismissive of what Alaska wants, and the state's rights - that is helping fuel the furor coming from state political leaders, who see the refuge proposal, even if symbolic, as another example of the feds overreaching and trying to restrict...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-01/state-senators-riled-federal-actions
State | AK legislature
State says Obama is breaking promise on Arctic refuge

ANCHORAGE - Alaska political leaders who believed they had a federal government promise of "no more" wilderness designations in the state kept hammering away at President...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-09/state-says-obama-breaking-promise-arcti
State
Obama to seek wilderness designation for ANWR

...at the center of the struggle between conservationists and advocates of greater energy exploration in the U.S. Political leaders in Alaska have supported allowing for exploration and production within the coastal plain. They have opposed attempts...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-26/obama-seek-wilderness-designation-anwr
State | AK legislature
Homelessness: One story at a time

...who could help her learn more ? not just those who have experienced homelessness, but also service providers, political leaders, business owners and others. Over time, as her understanding of the issue grew deeper and much more complex...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-08
Art
Empire Editorial: The Case for Susitna Dam

...works, it's cheap and it's clean. The rest of Alaska should follow our success, and we hope our state's political leaders will not cut the future out of the state's budget.While we look ahead to a new year, we're also looking ahead...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-02/empire-editorial-case-susitna-dam
Opinion
My Turn: Bullying blowback at ballot box could bring balance to Alaska

...polarization and anger that takes precious energy and resources away from important issues that we must address? When will political leaders come out of their corners and actually have conversations that matter and work together to move our state forward...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-31/my-turn-bullying-blowback-ballot-box-co
Opinion
Empire Editorial: We all are Charlie

...The satirical French tabloid made a name for itself with front-page illustrations mocking everyone from French political leaders to the Pope, and on several occasions it published cartoons of Muhammad. No one was safe from Charlie Hebdo satire...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-11/empire-editorial-we-all-are-charlie
Opinion
Begich, Sullivan tout Alaska Native ties

...Democratic Senate leader Harry Reid will fight allowing for development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Alaska political leaders, including Begich, support drilling.The two differed on a proposal that would allow the Secretary of the Interior...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-26/begich-sullivan-tout-alaska-native-ties
State
Upstart challenges congressional veteran

...to see Forrest Dunbar sort of stirring his stick in the muck," McBeath said. "Because I don't think that any political leader, any official in the United States, in our democratic republic, ought to be unchallenged."

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-31/upstart-challenges-congressional-vetera
State

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