Michigan close to banning student-athlete unions

...employment status of college athletes, said Dustin Weeden, a policy specialist with the National Conference of State Legislatures.Pscholka, a Republican from Stevensville, said the value of a student-athlete's full ride to Michigan State...
Sen. Sullivan announces chief of staff, spokesman

...Balash with Mark Meyer when he took office.Balash was also an adviser to two governors and worked for the Alaska State Legislature as chief of staff to the senate president, according to the release."I look forward to working alongside Joe...
Alaska Editorial: Southeast lawmakers have chance to create working relationships with new governor

...following editorial first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News:Ketchikan has seen better days when it comes to the state Legislature.Sitka Sen. Bert Stedman, who represents Ketchikan and other District Q communities in southern Southeast once...
Floyd Dryden students weigh in on elections

...Cathy served on the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly from 1995 to 2001. She was first elected into the Alaska State Legislature in 2008 and has been ever since. Once again, I strongly encourage you to vote for Cathy Munoz for Alaska State...
My Turn: Ready to Work for you

...always paid close attention to public policy. Like many Alaskans, he's become increasingly disappointed with our State Legislature. Over the last six years, the House Republican majority has been busy undermining citizens' initiatives, short-changing...
Williams is 'absolutely' Road proponent

...obviously responsibly," Williams said. "The federal government is the one that's steering that the most. What the state legislature can do, I don't know, I simply don't know, but I would be very receptive to doing what the legislature can...
Filipina honored for effort 'from the heart'

...been a primary goal for Strickler and the Alaska State Legislature. In 2012, Strickler organized the first trade mission...received an honorarium citation from the 28th Alaska State Legislature for promotion of Filipino awareness. Castanos said...
Letter: Voicing my support for George McGuan

...and how our once strong and independent-minded state legislature has been poisoned by divisive national politics.In...electing George and helping return local focus to our state legislature. Jenny SmithJuneau
My Turn: 29th Alaska Legislature has new faces in new positions after election

...most Alaskans who will constitute the 29th Alaska State Legislature. Moreover, both the Alaska Senate and House of...Juneau was a member of the Senate Majority in the 28th State Legislature but will be in the minority in the 29th Legislature...
My Turn: Sullivan and Parnell promoted Pebble Mine over Alaskans' objections

...unilateral authority to permit Pebble mine even though it would damage Alaska fisheries. Bipartisan members of the state legislature stopped Sullivan's bill. HB 77 also would have shut Alaskans out of the local resource development process, transferring...


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