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By Larry Persily
The Wrangell Sentinel Publisher 

Guest Editorial

Wrong reasons to rewrite the constitution

 

August 18, 2022



Lust for a supersize Alaska Permanent Fund dividend and giving the government a larger role in dictating personal choices are about as miserable a pair of reasons for rewriting the state constitution as imaginable.

Problem is, they are not imagined, they are real.

Alaskans will vote in 12 weeks whether they want to convene a constitutional convention to embark on rewriting the state’s founding document.

The constitution requires that voters get a chance every 10 years to decide if they want a do-over on the 1950s’ guiding principles of law. And every 10 years, starting in 1962, Alaskans...



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