July 2007: Journalist.
Role Name Type Last Updated Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) New York Times Source Mar 29, 2011
Articles and Resources
Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Mar 29, 2011 Alaska Clash Over Resources and Rights Heats Up
QUOTE: The fate of Arctic wildlife is just one front in the fight to free Alaska from the federal environmental restrictions that limit its ability to drill for oil, build roads, mine precious metals and otherwise make a living developing the state and its abundant natural resources. Mr. Parnell... outlined what his office called his “strategy to fight federal overreach..." He said the federal government was “openly hostile” to oil production in Alaska.
New York Times May 22, 2009 First Death for Washington Assisted-Suicide Law
QUOTE: In November, voters approved the Death with Dignity Act making Washington the second state — after Oregon — to allow assisted suicide....The Washington and Oregon laws allow terminally ill patients who are at least 18 and have been found mentally competent to self-administer lethal drugs under the prescription of a doctor.
New York Times May 29, 2008 Racial Shift in a Progressive City Spurs Talks (Portland Journal)
QUOTE: Yet one person’s frontier, it turns out, is often another’s front porch. It has been true across the country: gentrification, which increases housing prices and tension, sometimes has racial overtones and can seem like a dirty word. Now Portland is encouraging black and white residents to talk about it, but even here in Sincere City, the conversation has been difficult.
New York Times Feb 26, 2008 Foreclosure Aid Rising Locally, as Is Dissent
QUOTE: Some of these municipal and state efforts [to ease the home foreclosure crisis] have met resistance from people who consider the assistance undeserved and adamantly oppose anything that resembles a taxpayer bailout.
New York Times Dec 30, 2007 Surge in Off-Roading Stirs Dust and Debate in West
QUOTE: The federal government has been struggling to come up with plans to accommodate the growing numbers of off-highway vehicles — mostly with proposed maps directing them toward designated trails — but all-terrain-vehicle users have started formidable lobbying campaigns when favorite trails have been left off the maps.
New York Times Dec 08, 2007 Efforts to Harvest Ocean’s Energy Open New Debate Front
QUOTE: It might seem a perfect solution in a region that has long been ahead of the national curve on alternative energy. Yet the debate over the potential damage — whether to the environment, the fishing industry or the stunning views of the Pacific — has become intense before the first megawatt has been transmitted to shore.
New York Times Jul 25, 2007 On Base, a Plea to Give Each Death Its Due
QUOTE: [The Fort Lewis, Wash.] base announced a change in how it would honor its dead: instead of units holding services after each death, they would be held collectively once a month .... [but] Soldiers’ families and veterans protested the change as cold and logistics-driven.
New York Times Apr 23, 2007 Climate Change Adds Twist to Debate Over Dams
QUOTE: The power company that owns four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River says the dams provide a crucial source of so-called clean energy at a time when carbon emissions have become one of the world’s foremost environmental concerns. But the American Indians, fishermen and environmentalists who want the dams removed...say the dams are anything but clean.
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