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As a former Kotzebue prosecutor and a current legislator, I write to offer what broader insights I can, and propose remedies.
A recent commentary suggested patients have no rights and are not heard by the hospital and/or the courts. This is flatly wrong as to the question of forced injections.
Carson’s history of bizarre and dangerous comments on myriad topics suggests his inability to avoid insensitive remarks on subjects for which he knows very little.
The U.S. Supreme Court has moved on. Case closed, as they say. But not for Alaska’s attorneys general. There are more windmills to chase and rabbit holes to dig.
At this point, I am not sure who remains an outlier on the need to transition away from fossil fuels for our energy source.
Organization is everything. If it requires time, then so be it.
I know that most Alaska candidates stand with me in unflagging appreciation.
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.