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Jenkins: Where is all that Ballot Measure 1 dough coming from?

By Paul Jenkins | Perhaps the most troubling bit of flotsam to wash up in the storm over Ballot Measure 1 is the claim that boatloads of dark money are being poured into the fray by its mostly green, Outside supporters, and the stunning lack of transparency. It serves as a reminder of the danger […]

Jenkins: Something stinks in District 15

By Paul Jenkins | Let’s see. What stinks? Alaska emerging from the ice in spring surely does. Or Limburger cheese. How about the mudflats on a hot day? There are, of course, various and sundry scatological possibilities that good taste and leery editors prevent me from itemizing. Oh, and then there are the results from […]

Jenkins: If it’s not the Russkies …

By Paul Jenkins | What is it with the left and elections? When it is not busy blaming the Russkies for its losses, it frantically is scrambling to engineer wins by hook or by crook — even here in the Frozen North. Take, for instance, its latest attempt to hammer out a bothersome deal to better […]

Jenkins: We have a process for resource projects; use it

By Paul Jenkins | Alaskans right about now should be demanding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission yank the plug on the state’s proposed $45 billion liquefied natural gas project. The massive undertaking’s fate is pending before that panel, which could kill it by refusing to issue necessary authorizations. Alaskans should call for a halt in […]

Jenkins: Walker, politics and the Pebble Project

By Paul Jenkins | If a state’s chief executive does not trust the rule of law or a permitting process put in place by lawmakers to govern resources extraction why should anybody else? Why would any company – why would any investor, for that matter – risk doing business in a state that would seek […]

Jenkins: An example of horrible political behavior

By Paul Jenkins | If you are looking for a sterling example of horrible political behavior in this age of calculated umbrageousness, you need look no further than the recent loathsome Bee-ism from liberal Anchorage Assemblyman Chris Constant. In stunningly crude and surprising Facebook posts directed at the editor of a local news and commentary […]

Jenkins: Not much Alaskan about ‘Alaskans for Integrity’

Looking at the “Alaskans for Integrity” ballot initiative, one cannot help but sense what Yogi Berra called, “déjà vu all over again.” The initiative’s lead sponsors are Rep. Jason Grenn, an Anchorage independent who joined with the House Democrat majority last year, and Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, a Sitka Democrat. On its surface, the effort appears […]

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