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Measure seeks to cut campaign donations

Steve Cleary would prefer Alaska politicians get $50 contributions from 1,000 people, rather than $1,000 contributions from 50 people...
Poll asks legislators about ties to VECO

...Sound off on the important issues at More than half of the state's legislators made some type of response, said Steve Cleary, AkPIRG executive director. AkPIRG is a nonprofit statewide public advocacy group that is officially nonpartisan but...
Pilot: Eagle was on suicide mission

...Airlines jet just before it was sucked into the left engine as the aircraft was taking off in Sitka, the pilot said. Steve Cleary told the Daily Sitka Sentinel he heard the bird hitting the engine Sunday morning as the Boeing 737-400 was roaring...
Alaska Digest

...several lawmakers have a plan for public financing of campaigns as a way to keep special interest money out of politics. Steve Cleary of the Alaska Public Interest Research Group and other sponsors filed the proposed citizen's initiative last week...
Deserving protection

...brain-damaged by unsafe prescription drugs or medical malpractice. The only reason to make it harder for victims of corporate wrongdoing to seek justice is to reward big campaign contributors. Consumers deserve better. Steve Cleary Anchorage
Appeals court affirms state's money limits on political parties

...the outcome of elections. "Individuals are not the ones who are funding soft money around the country," he said. Steve Cleary, Alaska Public Interest Research Group executive director, said he appreciated the words used in the 9th Circuit ruling...
Green Party fills out its candidates slate

...debate to a higher level by dealing with issues of substance in a straightforward manner," said Green Party Chairman Steve Cleary in a prepared statement. "We are honored to have them both as our top candidates." The Green Party has 4,648 registered...
Green Party candidate for governor withdraws from race

...Green Party. She did not elaborate and the party said she would not respond to interview requests. Party Chairman Steve Cleary said the group respected Jacobsson's decision and had begun the process of replacing her. He said Benson was the...
Campaign finance reform goes to ballot

...We believe it's important because it's a way to get the influence of big money out of Alaska politics," said Steve Cleary, executive director of the Anchorage-based Alaska Public Interest Research Group, who helped organize the signature-gathering...
Governor hikes pay for state employees

...they'll only be there for a few more months. You can't help but wonder if that's an appropriate thing to do." Steve Cleary, executive director of the Alaska Public Interest Research Group, noted that the pay raises come in the same week...


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