If Alaska wants the resource investment community to know it is open for business, holding firm on reasonable regulatory actions is a good place to start.
Actions by anti-development activists demonstrate they will use virtually any tactic to obstruct and derail open and fair debate.
We need to make Anchorage a city that feels safe again, focus on core services and encourage the private sector.
OPINION: Alaska can prosper and pay its own way only if Alaskans can responsibly develop the state's resources.
OPINION: It is crucial that Congress pass Sen. Murkowskis American Mineral Security Act of 2015 now to ensure economic opportunity and jobs in Alaska and the nation as a whole.
OPINION: A break on oil royalties -- with conditions -- for the North Slope's smaller developers is a smart concession that promises to pay off for Alaska.
OPINION: Alaskans are fond of saying its our oil when talking about the North Slope. Yet we as Alaskans have never invested in the development of our oil.
China's announcement to reduce exports of rare earth minerals has triggered our government and other nations that depend on these critical resources to look within their borders for possible solutions. It also cast light on an underlying problem: the United States lacks a clear strategy to provide the raw materials critical to our economy and national security.
An eleventh-hour backroom deal in the U.S. Senate is sending shock waves through America's construction industry, and could cost thousands of jobs.
Despite unwavering public support, a vocal minority wants to corner Anchorage into a planning model that has succeeded only in densely populated areas like New York City and Vancouver, B.C.