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Concerns raised on direction of alcohol board

...the "underlying information and facts turn out to be different from the reality of regulating this industry in the public interest."Three months later, in a letter to the commissioners of Commerce and Public Safety, Parnell said concerns...
Outside Editorial: Revive the Free Flow of Information Act

...Information Act requires that, before ordering a journalist to reveal a source, a judge must weigh the public interest in disclosure against the public interest in "gathering and disseminating the information or news at issue and maintaining the free...
Judge wants better rationale from Corps on CD-5 decision

...favor of ConocoPhillips and the other Intervenor-Defendants and that a preliminary injunction would not be in the public interest. The March 2014 Order did not address the Kunaknana Plaintiffs' likelihood of success on the merits."Gleason...
The overreach of executive power

The public interest is no longer being served by Alaska's natural resources permitting...proposed under Administrative Order 266.Other ideas to protect the public interest in permitting decisions include:1. Providing for coordinated project...
In the public interest?

...public's business with courtesy and professionalism. Is this how they show it? Not likely. How all this serves the public interest is beyond us. It just makes us wince.
DADT repeal not in the public interest

...has turned the United States military into a new front for social and cultural experimentation. This is not in the public interest. Stealing the language of the civil rights movement, homosexual activists have succeeded in making a flawed comparison...
Bill caps legal fees for suits in the public interest

...municipalities must pay under lawsuits deemed to be in the public interest. Opponents of the plan said the bill would have...for those who win cases involving issues that serve the public interest and do not benefit an individual financially. Murkowski's...
My Turn: Alaska must strengthen its conflict of interest policies

...our legislators are making tough decisions based on the public interest and not on the prospect of any private gain.AKPIRG...did a few weeks ago, fail in their duty to protect the public interest. Decisions about oil tax policy, megaprojects and...
My Turn: Striking the Right Balance: House Bill 77

...constitutional principle that Alaska's resources be developed "by making them available for maximum use consistent with the public interest," the framers were speaking directly to decades of taking of Alaska's natural resources by outside interests...
My Turn: Get informed to change the healthcare debate

...hearings, write letters to the editor, make phone calls, volunteer as you can for candidates who truly represent the public interest. And vote."Recent voter turnout in Juneau has been despicable for both primary and general elections. It needs...


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