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My Turn: Alaska is ready for Erin's Law

...today." 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-20/my-turn-alaska-ready-erins-law
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-01/four-southcentral-legislators-form-free
State
USFWS: ANWR wilderness announcement was years in making

...wilderness in ANWR, claiming almost the entirety of the block of land in the northeast corner of the state.The state representatives were ADF&G's Jason Cheney, Andrew Levi and Ashley Reed and DNR's Kyle Smith and Peter Boyer, according...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-05/usfws-anwr-wilderness-announcement-was-
State | AK legislature
Ethics panel eyes how states collect fines

...has no course of action if a lawmaker decides not to pay a fine. That's what the committee faces with a former state representative, Alan Dick, who was fined about $18,000 in 2013 for five ethics violations.Dick's violations included...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-22/ethics-panel-eyes-how-states-collect-fi
State
Independent Rep. Ortiz joins House Democratic Caucus

Newly-elected District 36 State Representative Dan Ortiz, I-Ketchikan, has joined the Alaska House Democratic Caucus.Ortiz said he joined with House Democrats because of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-20/independent-rep-ortiz-joins-house-democ
State | Local
Election Day turns into night of the Sullivans

...to talking with Alaskans about the kind of leadership I can provide and that they deserve."All of Juneau's state representatives and senators ran unopposed in their respective elections, including newcomer George McGuan, who will challenge...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-20/election-day-turns-night-sullivans
Local
Former state rep drops interest in Senate seat

FAIRBANKS - A former state representative who was fined nearly $18,000 on ethics violations has bowed out of a race for state Senate.Former state Rep. Alan Dick had...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-21/former-state-rep-drops-interest-senate-
State
My Turn: Alaskans want the best, and HB383 will ensure it

...a career or having to work through a legal matter, you want the best on your side. You wouldn't want me, a state representative and career small businessman, investing your life savings; you'd want Warren Buffett.I say that as a way...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-11/my-turn-alaskans-want-best-and-hb383-
Opinion
KSM part III: 'A perfect storm' for mining push?

...the application."We've been reviewing portions of the 41-volume environmental assessment," he said.State representatives also participated in a 2011 public meeting in Ketchikan at which Seabridge Gold representatives (Seabridge Gold...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/ksm-part-iii-perfect-storm-mining-pu
Outdoors
My Turn: Be ready to play legislator for a day

...just an elector.As a voter, you do pick a U.S. senator, congressman, governor, lieutenant governor and state representatives and senators. But you also have the chance to vote up or down three new laws that would legalize marijuana...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-03/my-turn-be-ready-play-legislator-day
Opinion

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