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Alaska ferry project caught in flap over US steel

...costs by more than 25 percent, U.S. products are in limited quantity, or their use "would be inconsistent with the public interest."In a letter to Alaska Gov. Bill Walker this month, Gary Doer, the Canadian ambassador to the U.S., said...
Letter: Maria will make a terrific Assembly member

...and with CBJ showed not just strong research skills, but an ability to evaluate alternatives and make choices in the public interest.Maria will be a terrific Assembly member for everyone who wants a fair, intelligent, hard-working and public-spirited...
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...
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...
Empire Editorial: Keep information flowing free court.Cases in which an offender was found not guilty will remain searchable, and that's a good thing for the public interest. Had SB 108 become law, a prosecutor's mistake could have meant an offender escaping both the legal system and...
Disappointed with DADT repeal letter

...surprised, by Mr. Larry Smith's Dec. 22 letter to the editor. The letter was entitled "DADT repeal not in the public interest". I was intrigued, since it was most assuredly in the public's will that DADT should be repealed. As of Dec...
A better shield law needed for having judges balance the public interest in news gathering against the...information and demonstrate that the public interest in disclosing the source outweighed the public interest in thorough news coverage...


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