Promoted as a voting and campaign reform measure, 300 pages of the bill actually contain new restrictions on your First Amendment rights.
Alaska and the Arctic can contribute to better U.S.-China relations in at least three areas.
All eligible voters in Alaska deserve to have their ballots counted and their voices heard. Adopting ranked-choice voting will accomplish the opposite.
We believe there is a way to support the wildlife, lands and communities of the spill-affected area in perpetuity.
If regulatory procedures create costs and obstacles to development without a discernible protection for people or the environment, how are we served?
On the big tasks before us, here’s how I hope the year will play out.
Without Western participation, Arctic shipping is likely to happen poorly, with negative consequences for people, wildlife and the environment.
We all know that bringing huge sums of capital to Alaska is difficult. But we continue to welcome pioneering projects and ideas, and that’s what we should do.
It’s up to us to work together, use our self-determination and, like the original Statehooders, convince the world we can make our opportunities happen.
Economic development means knowing how to be competitive. After serving as lieutenant governor, I worked in the private sector to bring new investment capital to Alaska and the emerging market of the Arctic.
Decision to lock up U.S. Arctic waters is wrong for many reasons.
OPINION: Alaska's former governors and lieutenant governors differ on details of long-range fiscal plan, but they agree on six main points -- including use of Permanent Fund earnings.
OPINION: Alaska, both above and below the Arctic Circle, has much to offer if Alaskans are free to make the most of our resources.
As Arctic ice continues to diminish in the summer months, shipping companies and other countries are increasingly taking advantage of available routes through the region. Can the U.S. catch up?
OPINION: Icebreakers and a balanced budget are not incompatible. The nation could get sensible about public-private partnerships, and look to the private sector to share the risk in building and operating this capacity for the nation.