As a former prosecutor, the fact is unmistakable: I vigorously fought SB 91 at every step in the spring of 2016.
We can disagree on 99% of the issues, but you gotta believe in democracy and the rule of law. That’s it.
He will be a strong voice for our entrepreneurial community.
Retaining competent prosecutors and child-in-need-of-aid, or CINA, attorneys is the most important thing we can do to improve public safety in Alaska.
HB 55 will ultimately save state and local governments tens of millions of dollars in recruitment and training funds that will no longer walk out the door.
Alaska’s youth shouldn’t have to worry that the scholarships and programs they depend upon are arbitrarily on the chopping block each year.
When the governor asserts that the Legislature did “absolutely nothing” during the special sessions, that’s provably wrong.
While the work of the Legislature’s Fiscal Policy Working Group was commendable, the politics are nearly insurmountable.
In this climate, while I remain ever hopeful that progress can be made at the August special session, foreboding winds lie ahead.
They acted courageously to preserve some economic and institutional balance.
The influx of patients and the limited capacity of our health care facilities present potentially catastrophic consequences for our communities.
When you compete in anything — arts, athletics, or business — you have to be prepared to lose.
The governor, very tardily, has decided to fix the distribution mechanism. Fine. Great. But he shouldn’t blame his error on someone else.
Just as justice delayed is justice denied, the Legislature must see to it that the appropriations it wants are delivered in a timely way.
Fortunately, most people agree that banning (or relocation) of books is an extreme and unnecessary measure for anyone or any institution to take.