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Prefiled bills in plain English

The second round of legislators' prefiled legislation was released Friday. The bills covered a wide range of social issues - marijuana, sexual assault in the Alaska National Guard and paid sick leave being a few. The first session of the...
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Moving the needle: United Way's Annual Giving Campaign

...making a real difference right here in Southeast Alaska," Burton said. "When they see the needle move on important social issues, they can feel proud of their collective accomplishments."To that end, the United Way of Southeast Alaska channels...
Anti-abortion voters look for one of their own contenders

...contenders keep an intense focus on social issues in the upcoming midterm elections...contender who won't shy from social issues after back-to-back presidential...chants.Such divisiveness over social issues has at times cost the GOP at the...
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AARP thanks presentation attendees

...DeLong and hospice nurse Nancy Davis. The presentations were followed by a panel discussion of legal, medical and social issues tied to aging and planning for the latter years of life in Juneau. We also thank Hospice and Home Care of Juneau...
The Alaskan Idiot's Guide To: The 2014 midterm elections

...between Sullivan and Begich is social issues. Begich is comfortable with same-sex...Republican de jure. His views on social issues aren't much different from Parnell's...waffled back and forth on other social issues - particularly abortion - and...
Empire Editorial: For governor of Alaska, Parnell is the right pick

...candidate, feels like a rogue.We've had enough of rogues.Parnell and Walker are almost identical in their views on social issues. Where they differ is in their fiscal and gas pipeline plans.Parnell has said he is focused on limiting the growth...
Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauer finishes up two-year term

...aunties, grandchildren - and on work - fishing, berry picking, cannery work. Some poems present serious political and social issues, such as "Genocide" and "Chilkoot River/Lukaax.adi Village," while others explore cultural miscommunication...
Empire Editorial: Dunbar offers Alaska a fresh face and fresh start

...our elections. He also believes in setting term limits for those serving in Congress. Dunbar and Young differ on social issues, namely same-sex marriage and women's rights. We encourage voters to not get caught up with voting based on these...
Fall Arts Preview

...membership organization designed to encourage dialog and understanding of important international, economic, political and social issues through presentations, lectures, panel discussions and other activities. Most of their events are free and open...
Walker: No automatic vetoes on abortion restrictions

...term if elected.The Alaska AFL-CIO on Thursday endorsed the new ticket. AFL-CIO President Vince Beltrami said social issues are not a factor in the endorsement, with union members on both sides of the abortion debate."It's how candidates...


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