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Wide coalition forms to oppose pot legalization

...policies.Supporters of the ballot proposition who point to backing from some individual groups of parents, members of both political parties and former law enforcement officers, say concerns on this and other issues are overblown."Marijuana is already...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-20/wide-coalition-forms-oppose-pot-legaliz
State
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down

...few weeks, you might want to stand back when you open the door. That's only a slight exaggeration - but the amount of political mailers in Alaska mailboxes this month has reached stupendous levels. The next person we meet to be swayed by a mail flyer...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-20/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-o
Opinion
My Turn: Parnell's honesty vs. Walker's cynicism

...published in 1990, remains a classic in my political library. A favorite passage is instructive...are, I think, two kinds of serious political activist; those who are impelled by love...merger with its endorsement.That a major political party would forfeit its top spot on...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-19/my-turn-parnells-honesty-vs-walkers-c
Opinion
Juneau archives facility to be named for Tlingit hero

...fought on the front line of many legal and political battles of his time. Yet his achievements...civil rights organization, into a potent political voice. In 1923, he launched the newspaper...the first to initiate formal legal and political action to resolve Native land claims...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-19/juneau-archives-facility-be-named-t
Neighbors
Immigration-control group starts ads in 10 states

...NumbersUSA will run the 30-second ad in 10 states where there are competitive Senate races. The ads are not explicitly political but say immigrants are the ones finding work, while longtime residents are struggling to win jobs."Finally, the economy...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-16/immigration-control-group-starts-ads-10
State
Candidates on good behavior at debate

Rep. Cathy Munoz (R-Juneau) and George McGuan might be political rivals, but you wouldn't have known it from the polite back-and-forth at Thursday's Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-10/candidates-good-behavior-debate
Local
Letters: Man up and return political signs

...Suzanne and Stuart Cohen should have their political yard sign messed with and not know if...one.The wider issue of ripping off political signs is troubling. It shows an unacceptable...known the Cohens for years and while our political views differ, I know we would agree...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-01/letters-man-and-return-political-sign
Letters
My Turn: 'Coming out' on pot

...I am also a "stoner." In the cannabis movement, we are urged not to use that term. It's the vitriolic terms of our political adversaries used to perpetuate stoners as less-than-human (I'm supposed to call myself a cannabis consumer). Yet...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-15/my-turn-coming-out-pot
Opinion
Metlakatla mayor achieves childhood dream

...Metlakatla School Board, for which she ran as a write-in candidate and unseated a 15-year male incumbent.Her first political victory and time on the board "made me realize that I am capable of serving my people in an even larger capacity," she...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-13/metlakatla-mayor-achieves-childhood-dre
State
Begich signs Outside money pledge

...that Sullivan supports the U.S. Supreme Court decision that allowed for unlimited spending by unions and corporations in political races. Begich signed a separate pledge earlier this year, striking at the idea of treating corporations in the legal system...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-13/begich-signs-outside-money-pledge
State

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