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Prosecutor, defense paint different pictures of Anderson

...influence or the victim of a corrupt former state bureaucrat trying to avoid his own prosecution by handing over a sitting legislator to overeager federal investigators. Sound off on the important issues at The contrasting scenarios were laid out...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062807/sta_20070628012.shtml
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'A black day for the House'

...the state's oil tax rates and development of a natural gas pipeline. Sound off on the important issues at One sitting legislator was indicted: Rep. Vic Kohring, R-Wasilla, chairman of the House Special Committee on Oil and Gas. He is...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050607/sta_20070506014.shtml
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Year in Review

...some of the bigger stories of the year . . . Corruption probe FBI agents arrested two former legislators and one sitting legislator in Juneau as part of a lengthy corruption probe. Three lobbyists, including VECO Corp. CEO Bill Allen, pleaded...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123007/loc_20071230021.shtml
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Dahlstrom's resignation the right move

...the position and her acceptance of it were legal. The governor offered Dahlstrom the job while she was still a sitting legislator. The Alaska Constitution prohibits that. Gov. Parnell, like several of his predecessors, got around that by...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070910/opi_673036832.shtml
Opinion
Alaska editorial: Kudos for lawmakers' work on ethics reform

...office under very dark clouds of ethics allegations; FBI raids of legislative offices and a federal indictment of a sitting legislator; legislators who turned "consultant" into a dirty word; a Senate president who made a name for himself by relying...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031907/opi_20070319001.shtml
Opinion
Nepotism objectionable

...the evil empire, Washington? Isn't that supposed to be a step down from the Alaska Legislature? Why would a sitting legislator, who was just re-elected to the Alaska Legislature, turn her back on those in her district who supported her...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122702/let_letter2.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...is in order. Here's what the last round of campaign finance law rewrites brought us: Sen. Robin Taylor, a sitting legislator who was running for governor, was prohibited from raising campaign money during the legislative session. That...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042399/Ope_edit.shtml
McGuire defends husband, won't leave legislature

...fuel a continued discussion of ethics reform in the Legislature. While barred from lobbying for the state as a sitting legislator, Anderson was legally registered as a lobbyist with the Municipality of Anchorage. Rep. Norm Rokeberg, who lost...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121006/loc_20061210010.shtml
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Alaska editorial: Red face test failed

...Guard and active duty troops. Nevertheless, the governor has the authority to create the job. But why pick a sitting legislator? The governor has responded angrily to criticism, but the very fact that he's had to use a ploy to get around...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061710/opi_655248617.shtml
opinion
Parnell, Berkowitz hold fundraising leads

...money are still trying to make the numbers look as good as possible. Sen. Hollis French, D-Anchorage, the only sitting legislator running for governor, was barred by legislative rules from fundraising in Juneau during the session. His campaign...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072810/sta_687346792.shtml
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