PAULETTE SIMPSON

My Turn: Eliminating Juneau access

The Wall Street Journal just reported that General Motors will launch a $30,000 electric family-sized vehicle capable of driving 200 miles on a single charge by 2017. Read more

My Turn: Parnell's honesty vs. Walker's cynicism

Peggy Noonan's "What I Saw at the Revolution," published in 1990, remains a classic in my political library. A favorite passage is instructive, especially during the heated few weeks before the general election. Read more

My Turn: Begich hasn't lived up to Uncle Ted's legacy

A few years following a personal loss, I received a slim volume of poetry titled, "An Unfinished Life - Diary of a Fatal Illness and other works." Written by Barbara Sigmund, it was published in 1990 and is now out-of-print. Read more

My Turn: Vote 'yes' and history is doomed to repeat

Sometimes politicians get it wrong. And sometimes history repeats itself. In 1990, President George H. W. Bush and a Democratic Congress imposed a 10 percent luxury tax on yachts, saying it would generate $31 million in new revenue annually. Read more

Redistricting must be fair to all

When the Juneau Assembly held its first special meeting about redistricting on March 24, Mayor Bruce Botelho introduced his paid consultant and... Read more

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