My Turn: 2016 primary election in Alaska: Get out and vote

The right to vote is a foundation of our democracy and exercising that right is important. This year more than 19,000 Alaskans have registered to vote and most of them did it via our new online service. Read more

My Turn: State is prepared to walk its salmon talk

Similar to many Alaskans, I began my career aboard a fishing vessel, thriving as a commercial fisherman. I have traveled up the Stikine, Unuk and Taku Rivers. I have spoken to the families along those rivers, as many are my clan brothers and sisters. Read more

My Turn: Public voices stifled in resource management

Alaskans recently watched horrific images from a tailings dam failure in British Columbia that released a flood of millions of gallons of toxic water and sludge into an important watershed, just in advance of the salmon return. Read more

My Turn: Striking the Right Balance: House Bill 77

My vision for Alaska includes giving back to Alaskans their voice in public policy decisions. Like the framers of our state constitution, Alaskans today want to be in control of their own destiny. Read more

My Turn: A vision for Alaska in 2014

There is a special pride that comes from being Alaskan; pride in the fishermen helping feed the world; the oil workers coaxing a national energy... Read more

My Turn: Medicaid expansion is right for Alaska

No Alaskan should be without affordable, accessible health care and we should not miss any responsible opportunity to extend those protections to our citizens. Read more

My Turn: Tongass Futures Roundtable still viable despite departure of some groups, and the state of Alaska's representative

The Tongass Futures Roundtable (TFR) remains an excellent opportunity for charting a sustainable future for all of the communities of Southeast... Read more

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