Opinions

Alaskans deserve credit for their part in legislative ethics reform

By championing the ballot initiative, you made it possible to eliminate excess per diem, to strengthen our conflict-of-interest rules, and for more transparent foreign travel policies to be signed into Alaska law.

Why I reduced the Permanent Fund dividend

Ultimately, I believe that the decision to restructure the Permanent Fund will allow both the fund and the dividend to grow long-term.

Why I reduced the Permanent Fund dividend

Ultimately, I believe that the decision to restructure the Permanent Fund will allow both the fund and the dividend to grow long-term.

ANWR and sensible budget solution

We need a sales tax. A really small one, if for no other reason than to capture the short-termers who just come here for the oil or ulu knives.

Letter: Murkowski should oppose Kavanaugh

Sen. Murkowski can pick any reason she likes — there are many good reasons to oppose him. Her easiest “out” is to simply comply with the GOP’s own “McConnell Rule,” deferring any Supreme Court confirmation in an election year.

Letter: Good luck contacting our delegation

I recently contacted our three representatives in Washington, D.C., about the recent controversy involving immigration and the separation of children from their families at the southern border.

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