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After dismal debate, Bush seeks ways to steady campaign

...problems."People are sitting on it and watching to see how it evolves," said Carlos Gonzalez, a New Hampshire state representative and Bush backer.Another key to Bush's turnaround strategy, according to aides, is getting a return on his...
Nation and World
Not polling our weight

...races are often enough to inspire voters who might not otherwise care enough to head to the polls to decide their state representatives.Juneau's city elections, however, are held a month earlier on the first Tuesday of October, per the City...
My Turn: Responsibility for abandoned and derelict vessels in Alaska

...tidelands.Anyone with suggestions for solving the problem of derelict vessels in Alaskan waters should contact their state representatives and senators, and U.S. Congress representatives and senators. We cannot afford to be cleaning up after those...
Fiscal forum invites Juneau to have its say on budget

...state's side of things and explain the impact of the budget situation on Juneau and Southeast.The expert panel and state representatives will then be questioned by a community panel, and Juneau's delegation to the Alaska Legislature will round...
Tribes, public work toward unified voice

...Andrea Cadiente-Laiti, already had some water quality testing done."I don't know the Taku," Peterson told state representatives on Wednesday. "I know the people who do (the Douglas Indian Association).... When you hear these people...
Officials probing deadly circus tent collapse

...a building and fire code assessment, Degnan said.Leon Rideout, chairman of Lancaster's selectboard and a state representative, said the town has no ordinance dealing with licensing or permitting of circuses, but state law requires approval...
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Alaskans may be booted from crucial halibut vote

...members voting on an issue like this."Other than the six Alaska seats, three members are reserved for Washington state representatives, one for an Oregon representative, and one for the Alaska Region administrator of the National Marine Fisheries...
Reinbold proposes constitutional amendment on term limits

...limiting the terms of state legislators.HJR 21, from Rep. Lora Reinbold, says that no one who has served as a state representative for four full or partial successive terms would be eligible to hold that office until one full term has intervened...
My Turn: Alaska is ready for Erin's Law" That message cannot be spread or strengthened enough. To that end, I implore citizens to contact their state representative. Urge them to pass Erin's Law this session.Nineteen states have passed Erin's Law. Last year, Erin's...
Four southcentral legislators form 'freedom caucus'

ANCHORAGE - Four Republican state representatives from southcentral Alaska will promote conservative topics through a newly formed "freedom caucus."The four include Lora Reinbold...


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