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Alaska Editorial: Time for Alaskans to engage in budget process

...state to make up for the drop in oil and gas revenue.With that in mind, we encourage peninsula residents to take public officials up on their invitations to provide feedback.The administration's "Sustainable Future" information, including...
Alaska's fiscal situation offers no easy choices

...debate will be elevated to the public policy issues linked to budget deficit, and not degenerate into attacking those public officials who have the courage to stand behind fiscal proposals that may be controversial but that need to be aired.Finally...
Army to slash Fort Richardson brigade by 2,600

...this will take place over time the effects will be mitigated by non-military growth in housing demand, he said.Public officials quickly criticized the Army's decision.In a statement, Sen. Lisa Murkowski said, "Along with thousands of...
Forum addresses accessibility concerns

A small group of Juneau residents and public officials met in Centennial Hall on Thursday evening to discuss accessibility problems regarding transportation that those with disabilities...
Same-sex marriage fight turns to clerks who refuse licenses

...try another county.Davis is among a handful of public officials across the Bible Belt so repulsed by the thought...dubious that religious freedom arguments will protect public officials who not only refuse to participate due to their own...
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Outside editorial: Down with marriage

...certificates - to anyone. Instead, couples who wanted to get married would just sign a legal contract and file it with a public official.The Oklahoma House passed a similar bill, specifying that the state would no longer provide licenses for marriage...
At workshop, 'ordinary people' consider seeking office

...said she's not willing to give up time she could spend with her daughter to attend the many meetings required of public officials, but she might run once her daughter is grown. Jeremy Johnson has to consider how he might balance holding office...
Juneau APOC office skeletal after cuts

...legislative and administrative process, who's paying who to influence the Legislature and the governor and other public officials.""Everybody is talking about education and Erin's Law and all of that stuff, and it was just like, nobody...
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Dean sues Rolling Stone over debunked gang rape story

...and Mass Communication each agreed that Eramo, as a public official or figure, would have to prove Rolling Stone knew...Journalism Ethics.Volokh added, "If she were not a public official or a public figure, then in that case she would need...
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My Turn: Sen. Dan Sullivan explains his views on the Iran deal and why

...arms agreement with Iran - one of the most significant national security issues facing America in a generation.As a public official, I am accustomed to criticisms of my views and policy positions. Indeed, I welcome them. Unfortunately, it's...


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