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My Turn: Economic freedom: A magic pill we shouldn't swallow

...the title of a November 2000 report by 60 Minutes describing a family feud that led to another settlement with the U.S. government. Bill Koch, one of the brothers who inherited their father's oil business, accused the company's older brother...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-27/my-turn-economic-freedom-magic-pill-w
Opinion
Letter: Support diplomacy instead of Israel

...Non-Proliferation, Iran has the legal right to develop nuclear power for peaceful purposes. Instead of pressuring Iran, the U.S. government should be pressuring Israel, the only Middle Eastern country that has not signed the NPT, to sign the treaty...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-25/letter-support-diplomacy-instead-isra
Letters
TMHS students recognition

...information from his culture and country into our U.S. government class while students were learning about different...perspectives while students continue to learn about U.S. government."Lukas Hutchinson, freshman, nominated by Tina...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-03-07/tmhs-students-recognition
Neighbors
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...have to report the amount of state tire fees they have collected. HB89High school students are required to pass a U.S. government and history test to graduate. HB90Establishes the Protective Occupation Retirement Council to offer suggestions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-11/legislature-enters-second-half-heres-on
State | AK legislature
My Turn: The folly of Chenault's federal land grab

...of those too.Utah gave the U.S. government until Dec. 31, 2014 to transfer...resources. So Utah claims that the U.S. government broke a promise made to it by...title to any lands" held by the U.S. government. But in exchange Alaskans were...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-27/moniak-column-folly-chenaults-federal
Opinion
Egan wants to save daylight in Southeast

...Egan said. Ending daylight saving time will put the state as many as five hours behind the East Coast, the seat of U.S. government and commerce."Getting rid of daylight saving time would make Juneau the land of the 9 p.m. sunset and the 3...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-18/egan-wants-save-daylight-southeast
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Sealaska receives new ANCSA land

In the final days of 2014, Congress passed legislation that moved the U.S. government closer to fulfilling its promise to return Native lands to Sealaska shareholders.This lands bill provides a comprehensive and visionary...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-26/my-turn-sealaska-receives-new-ancsa-l
Opinion
My Turn: Cracks in the door

...Pioneer Natural Resources Company, a Dallas-based oil producer, have also received special permission from the U.S. government to export such minimally processed oil. Enterprise Partners already has two term contracts with Japanese traders...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-01/my-turn-cracks-door
Opinion
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska, part III: U.S. makes attempt to reclaim Attu

...children.On Nov. 10, 1945 the last of the Natives of Attu disembarked in Seattle. They were informed by the U.S. Government that there were too few of them to rebuild their village on Attu. Instead, they would live on Atka Island in the...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-04/forgotten-battle-alaska-part-iii-us
Neighbors
Taku Smokeries needs more fish

...halibut catch quotas are being held in Vancouver, British Columbia, which is a joint effort with Canadian and the U.S. governments. "This will determine what our halibut quota will be, that's a big deal for us," Norman said.Because of...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-02-01/taku-smokeries-needs-more-fish
Neighbors

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