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Alaska wins roadless rule case on appeal

...a victory for Alaska and the responsible development of our land."Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a vocal advocate for Alaska's exemption from the roadless rule, welcomed the ruling as righting a poor ruling from three years ago...
Alaska trade group head charged with sexual assault Pattee is president of the Anchorage Cabaret, Hotel, Restaurant and Retailer's Association. He has been a vocal advocate of a proposal now before the Anchorage Assembly to allow bars to stay open for an hour at the end of the night to...

...running state programs addressing Alaska's alcoholism and substance abuse problems. Turner, 68, has become a vocal advocate for better substance abuse programs for years stemming from his first-hand experience. He entered treatment for...
Delaware's independent, but short-lived, voice

...signature issue: Wall Street regulation and financial-sector reform. Kaufman established himself as perhaps the most vocal advocate for breaking up the "too big to fail" firms, despite not being a member of the Senate Banking Committee. His work...
Alaska plane crash rate far exceeds national average

...and glaciers make their own weather, too." In an unusual twist to this week's tragedy, Stevens had been a vocal advocate of a federal project to equip airplanes with new technology to provide pilots with better weather information. The...
Empire editorial: It is time to send a strong, unified message to Alaskans

...outcome or that the issue was presented now, at a time when Juneau is fighting for its future. Mayor Smith has been a vocal advocate for completion of the Juneau Access EIS, so it is particularly disappointing that she waffled when decisiveness and...
Right decision sometimes contrary to public voices

...Having served on both the Assembly and the Planning Commission, I can attest to the fact that a large number of vocal advocates all saying the same thing does little to sway wise decision makers who must take into consideration all of the information...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...that Ernest Turner will be the new director of the Division of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse. Turner, 68, has become a vocal advocate for better substance abuse programs for years stemming from his first-hand experience. He entered treatment for...
Obama and Biden support veterans

...this decade is the new GI Bill, which dramatically improves education benefits for our veterans. Barack Obama was a vocal advocate and co-sponsor of this bill, while John McCain opposed it. Barack Obama is committed to improving VA benefits...
Juneau Empire Online Frontiers: In fruit country, migrant housing is worst in memory 8/24/97

...migrants have never had it so bad,'' says state Sen. Margarita Prentice, D-Seattle, a Mexican-American and vocal advocate for farmworkers. ``Things are getting worse and worse,'' agrees Guadalupe Gamboa, the head of the United...


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