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Move it

Assemblyman Chris Birch today will begin the task of trying to get the Assembly to work on his proposal to move the municipal election from April to November, to join the state and federal elections. His goal: Increased voter turnout and saving money. It is difficult to read his opinion piece elsewhere on this page […]

Sheriffs

Once in a great while, our flagging faith in elected officials is restored. Take, for instance, the majority of county sheriffs in Colorado who are refusing enforce the state’s package of silly gun laws rushed onto the books after tragic mass shootings in Aurora, Colo., and Newtown, Conn. The sheriffs are a breath of fresh […]

Sheriffs

Once in a great while, our flagging faith in elected officials is restored. Take, for instance, the majority of county sheriffs in Colorado who are refusing enforce the state’s package of silly gun laws rushed onto the books after tragic mass shootings in Aurora, Colo., and Newtown, Conn. The sheriffs are a breath of fresh […]

Sheriffs

Once in a great while, our flagging faith in elected officials is restored. Take, for instance, the majority of county sheriffs in Colorado who are refusing enforce the state’s package of silly gun laws rushed onto the books after tragic mass shootings in Aurora, Colo., and Newtown, Conn. The sheriffs are a breath of fresh […]

The election

The Republican National Committee is confirming what we already guessed: The campaign to unseat Alaska freshman Sen. Mark Begich is going to be one expensive barn-burner. The RNC says Alaska is absolutely “critical” in its plans to take over the U.S. Senate. The GOP must win six seats to gain control of the chamber and […]

Reality check

If you believe the folks in Washington, D.C., have lost touch not just with the nation, but with reality, this will confirm your worst fears: Congressmen routinely spend upwards of $50,000 on oil paintings of themselves. That’s right. Upwards of $50,000. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Tom Coburn, R-Okla., are offering a measure that would […]

The usual

The usual suspects are beating the drum against House Bill 77, a measure designed to streamline the process of developing Alaska’s resources. It is to be expected. The measure, subject of a public hearing this week in Anchorage, would, among other things, allow the Natural Resources commissioner to issue general permits, instead of project-specific approvals, […]

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