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GOP tax proposals tilt to rich despite populist rhetoric

...economy to help everyone in the country," Strain said.John Cogan, a Stanford economist who served in the Reagan administration and consulted on the Bush plan, argued that the tax reductions can help cure the inequality that critics contend...
Nation and World
Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

...Trilogy ("Fall of Giants," "Winter of the World") follows several characters through the Johnson, Nixon and Reagan administrations, with an epilogue set on the night of President Obama's election."The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher...
Murkowski hopeful on passing Law of the Sea treaty

...election.The treaty sets up a system for resolving disputes in international waters. It has been around since the Reagan administration, and 162 countries have signed on."This is a treaty that I believe very strongly will contribute not only...
The bad, old United Nations reappears

...Nations not so long ago was an echo chamber for denunciations of wealthy democracies. One result was that the Reagan administration refused to pay the U.N. dues the United States owed. The "Zionism is racism" resolution was finally repealed...
My Turn: Bureaucrats hinder business

...engines of a free economy. Governor Murkowski promised Alaskans a positive approach to small business. In the Reagan Administration, I served on the Small Business Administration's National Advisory Council. I learned that small businesses...
Believing GOP's promises is like Charlie Brown trusting Lucy corporations and defense contractors have been the big winners since budgets got out of whack in the Reagan administration. Rates on upper incomes have fallen precipitously, and unearned income - dividends, interest and capital gains...
Eagle River racing team having a snow-ball with vintage sleds

...snowmachine squad got its start with one man, a dream and an old Ski-Doo Skandic sled that was last cherry during the Reagan administration. "My first one I got for free," Cody Tims said recently after an Alaska Motor Musher's Club (AMMC) vintage...
DEC head says enough land is set aside for conservation

...S. Environmental Protection Agency's regional administrator for Alaska and the Pacific Northwest during the Reagan administration. When she was tapped by Gov. Frank Murkowski to be his environmental chief, Ballard had been running her own...
Mum's the word for new commissioners

...1983 to 1986 Ballard served as a regional administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the Reagan administration. As administrator for Region 10 - which includes Alaska, Idaho, Washington and Oregon - Ballard oversaw federal...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...has sold the land? The Alaskan approach to privatization reminds me of discussions that took place during the Reagan Administration. When it became apparent that ill-conceived fiscal policies had generated the largest peace time fiscal deficits...


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