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Opinion: Sustainability report is a greenwashing effort
Report leaves out “the not-so-pretty.”
Opinion: Considering North Douglas crossing alternatives
This new highway project will be scrutinized differently than others during the past 30 years.
City leaders seem determined to drive cost of living even higher with their tax-and-spend appetites.
Opinion: How to make Juneau less affordable
Why the ‘tree’ bill won’t grow revenue
Most legislators seem to recognize that this isn’t the commencement of a visionary plan.
Opinion: Simple math points to more equitable tax plan
To me it seems like simple math.
Opinion: Misinterpreting the Second Amendment
This is a response to the editorial by David Bugg in the May 3, 2023 edition of the Juneau Empire. First, it is interesting that… Continue reading
Opinion: The false gods in America’s gun culture
HB 61 is a solution in search of a problem.
Opinion: Connecting the dots on Alaska’s higher cost of living
If locally elected officials fail to recognize these connections, it will exacerbate the problem
Opinion: Honoring the 69 peace officers who have died serving Alaskans
They are not forgotten.
Opinion: Sales tax proposal defies logic
Nor does it even make horse sense.
Opinion: Seafood Producers Cooperative responds to WFC ruling
“I want to convey our great disappointment…”
Opinion: Tax talk should be paired with PFD pragmatism
Alaska is 30 years into state budget deficits, borrowing billions from savings to pay the bills.
Opinion: Vic Fischer at 99 continues to leave his imprint on Alaska
In honor of Vic Fischer turning 99, I will continue to do my part in making Alaska the Best Frontier
Opinion: The relationship between financial literacy and paying taxes
Paying state and local taxes will be part of the household budgets they learn to manage.
Opinion: Thank you, homemaker-moms
Please value any homemaker-moms you know, and not just on Mother’s Day…
Opinion: Interpretation of Heller opinion missed the mark
In his April 17 column in defense of banning modern sporting rifles like the Armalite 15, Rich Moniak states: ” As I’ve written numerous times,… Continue reading
Opinion: Alaska has bright future if we keep oil taxes competitive
It’s time to keep our eye on the future…
Opinion: Scratch out summer, spring and fall on your calendar. Replace with ‘cruise Season’
Everywhere in and near Juneau is vulnerable to cruise business gluttony.
Opinion: House Bill 80 and Senate Bill 53 do not protect psychiatric patients
There is no reasonable plan in the bills to protect non-violent patients…
Opinion: Another legislative session fails on the budget front
A fragmented approach to a complex problem is wrong.