Sealaska president opposes voucher bill, backs land turnover

...on federal government issues due to the nature of the laws governing those areas, McNeil said any efforts by the state legislature to use public dollars on private schools would be cause for concern. "We're very concerned about the idea of...
Tompkins honored by Legislature

Members of the state Legislature honored Juneau's Joe Tompkins on Monday.The Juneau delegation, Reps. Cathy Munoz and Sam Kito III, and Sen. Dennis Egan...
My Turn: It's not complicated: Alaska needs board members serving residents' interests

The state legislature is considering a bill from House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, that would legalize the appointment of outsiders to the...
Gasline website launched

As the state legislature continues to mull over the details of a complicated proposal to spur development of an Alaska gasline, the federal government...
State | AK legislature
New coalition says corporations aren't people

...candidate.Cohen said if enough members of the next state Legislature sign the pledge, it could ease the way to a plans to ask candidates for Congress, the state Legislature and the governor's office to make the pledge...
Opinion: Alaska's environmental standards aren't the best in the world

...renewable energy generation, number of LEED certified buildings, number of green businesses and how progressive states' legislatures have been in adopting green measures. Alaska scored 43rd.? In 2007, Forbes Magazine ranked each state in the...
Lose a lawsuit, pay the price

...development with lawsuits will have to think twice about whether they can afford to lose if a proposal before the state legislature becomes law.HB47, sponsored by Rep. Eric Feige, R-Chickaloon, aims to curtail the practice of some who might...
State | AK legislature
Doctor accused of deception testified

...and burn doctors. The Medical Quality Assurance Commission disputes that."CFS portrayed itself to the public, state legislatures, and the news media as a coalition of fire professionals, educators, community activists, doctors, fire departments...
Outside Editorial: Put more sunshine into U.S. Senate campaigns's presidency, the U.S. House and most state legislatures - including Florida's - must post financial statements...information.But Askew had to maneuver around a state legislature that rejected his proposal for higher ethical standards...
Begich proposes gas project bill

...budget of $1 million a year, was eliminated in President Barack Obama's budget proposal for next fiscal year.The state Legislature is considering legislation that would help set Alaska's equity share in the project and advance the project into...
State | AK legislature


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