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State not interested in fixing retirement

...fiscal "sky was falling" on the state retirement trust fund, last session the Murkowski administration and Republican Legislature demanded an immediate solution despite that the $6 billion shortfall in the fund was really caused by administration...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031406/let_20060314024.shtml
Opinion
Alaska editorial: Give habitat back to Fish and Game

...Fisheries is not exactly a hotbed of knee-jerk greenies. Gov. Frank Murkowski appointed all seven members and the Republican Legislature approved the picks. The Fisheries Board includes a sport angler, an outfitter, a retired National Rifle Association...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010207/opi_20070102005.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...children, we won't have to worry about the real issue. Why aren't there enough resources for all? Because our Republican Legislature won't talk about an income tax because it would offend their wealthy friends. Just keep arguing over the crumbs...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041200/Ope_word.shtml
Florida's Legislature should stay out of fray

...are obviously wrong. One such is the current, still blustery threat on the part of leaders of the state's Republican Legislature to preserve the state's electoral votes for George W. Bush no matter what the state courts, including the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112900/Ope_Editorial.html
Opinion
Alaska editorial: Governor's State of the State address surprises

...up in a surprising State of the State address last week in Juneau. The big question now is how much of it a Republican Legislature steeped in anti-government rhetoric will see fit to give him. For most of his 57-minute address, Gov...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011805/opi_20050118015.shtml
Opinion
Alaska Editorial: The Supreme Court gives voters a choice

...will influence the voting experience of many Alaskans. The seeds of the decision were planted in 2001 when the Republican Legislature, for partisan reasons, allowed political parties to close their primary elections if they wished. The consequence...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081905/opi_20050819007.shtml
Opinion
Prison politics

...right-wing conservatives. In the bid to place a private prison in Alaska, it was the fringe elements of our Republican Legislature that passed two bills funding construction and operation of a private prison. The first approved a Delta Junction...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071202/let_letter2.shtml
Opinion
Real key to better schools is better lawmakers

...Alaska for quality public education. The reason our schools are underfunded is because a Republican governor and Republican Legislature choose to underfund them. They do this so the wealthy individuals and corporations who give them campaign contributions...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021504/let_letter5.shtml
Opinion
Word of Mouth

...shouldn't work. Seems like they did the job. I hope the Assembly does the same. We got a Republican president, Republican legislature and congressional delegation and Robin Taylor is still in the saddle, as compassionate as ever. Seems like...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012901/Ope_Word.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...shouldn't work. Seems like they did the job. I hope the Assembly does the same. We got a Republican president, Republican legislature and congressional delegation and Robin Taylor is still in the saddle, as compassionate as ever. Seems like...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012901/Ope_Word.shtml

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