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  • Dunleavy bucks constitution, refuses to fill vacancy on Palmer Superior Court bench March 21, 2019
    JUNEAU — Gov. Mike Dunleavy has refused to fill a Alaska Superior Court vacancy in the timeline prescribed by the Alaska Constitution, saying in a letter to the Alaska Judicial Council that a list of nominees sent to him was inadequate.“Alaska’s constitutional judicial selection process is supposed to be merit and qualifications based,” the governor […]
  • Stay or leave? How some Alaskans are approaching retirement March 21, 2019
    By listening to conversations, you can sometimes spot trends. Last year we noticed more clients, friends and family preparing for retirement and talking about where they might eventually call home. Conversations at social gatherings often were sharing information and the stages of retirement each person was in. Below is a culmination of what we’ve learned.Major […]
  • Resource development is good for our health March 21, 2019
    It seems as though we are constantly beating back the regressive ideas that development of our abundant resources is bad, businesses are bad, people who work for businesses are bad, and on and on.Generally, our response to these views has something to do with revenue to the state of Alaska, jobs and the state’s gross […]
  • Alaska must invest in early education March 21, 2019
    As Alaskans, we have a constitutional and moral responsibility to provide the best education possible for our children. Yet we remain one of the only states that do not provide affordable pre-kindergarten on a statewide basis. Our bill, Senate Bill 6, would establish voluntary, universal early education statewide, and would add Alaska to the ranks […]
  • Boeing analysts say best case is 6-week grounding, software fix March 21, 2019
    As Boeing rushes to address international concerns about the safety of its 737 Max jets, most Wall Street analysts are taking a wait-and-watch approach.The Federal Aviation Authority on Wednesday was the latest to ground the planes following the second deadly crash in recent months. They won't fly again until Boeing updates flight-control software, a process […]

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