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AFN president's criticism of Parnell unwarranted

...Parnell is not working with the Native community?While our AFN president is quick to criticize our governor, a statewide elected official, it appears our junior Senator Mark Begich gets a free pass. The AFN has passed resolutions over the years urging...
Alaska Editorial: Avoiding an in-state fight over where to base F-35s

...inclusion of Elmendorf-Richardson on the Air Force list in February.Having both bases on the list can put statewide elected officials in a tough spot. Supporting one base over another on a decision as large as the F-35 basing will surely...
Alaska editorial: Corruption probes of Alaska U.S. delegation an East Coast power play

...While California, New York and Florida, with millions of congressional constituents, boast a stable full of statewide elected officials. It would be difficult, although improbable because of the numbers alone, for those and most other states...
Illinois governor signs gay marriage bill, making it No. 16 pass since 1974. In January 2011, Quinn signed a civil unions measure.Mayor Rahm Emanuel and several statewide elected officials were on hand."It's time to stop planning rallies and start planning weddings," said Democratic Lt...
Legislature to hold hearings on Lt. Gov. If not, Cook said, it may be that Parnell designates a different person to become the state's only statewide elected official besides the governor. The Legislature had earlier confirmed Corrections Commissioner Joe Schmidt as the person...
Ballot measure could change way Alaska elects officials

...This would continue until one candidate receives a majority of the votes. The change would apply to all statewide elected officials except the governor and lieutenant governor. The voting structure has been adopted by a few municipalities...
VECO executives upped donations in past two years

...focus of a five-point ethics plan he described Tuesday. "I think the figures show that they were a dominant influence in numerous elections of legislators and generously gave to statewide elected officials," Knowles said of VECO.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...flurry of letter writing, e-mails, telephone calls and meetings from not only Alaska innkeepers but also statewide elected officials concerned about a complicated, unnecessary regulation revision. The result would have eliminated many B...
VECO papers suggest more to come

...requested by Allen, Smith and VECO," according to information filed by federal prosecutors. Alaska has only two statewide elected officials, the governor and lieutenant governor. It is not clear, however, whether the prosecutors were alluding...
Alaska editorial: We all play a role in economic recovery

...individual communities and states will focus on self-reliance, because that's what most of us can do. Our statewide elected officials are charged with representing us in the nation's capital, but in tough times, we have to do more for ourselves...


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