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Anchorage homeless rate nearly doubles

ANCHORAGE - Municipal officials say the homeless rate has nearly doubled in Anchorage in the last two years. Acting Mayor Matt Claman released the new figures Wednesday. The number of people homeless in the state's largest city is nearly...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052109/reg_442438977.shtml
Prospects narrowing for gay rights ordinance

...city administration is dimming. Tuesday is the cutoff to pass the anti-discrimination ordinance under the support of Acting Mayor Matt Claman, a Democrat. If the proposal is passed by the Anchorage Assembly after that, Mayor-elect Dan Sullivan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062209/sta_453369147.shtml
Prospects narrow for gay-rights ordinance

...city administration is dimming. Tuesday is the cutoff to pass the anti-discrimination ordinance under the support of Acting Mayor Matt Claman, a Democrat. If the proposal passes the Anchorage Assembly after that, Mayor-elect Dan Sullivan, a...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062109/reg_453022966.shtml
Knik Arm bridge lawsuit settled

...for failing to allow for adequate public comment. The vote to delay the bridge came while Matt Claman was serving as acting mayor of Anchorage. Current Mayor Dan Sullivan supports the project.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082009/reg_483649265.shtml
Petersburg renews its objections to election boundaries

...The council is kind of disappointed the court reversed itself," said Mark Jensen, a Petersburg Council member and acting mayor. Previously, Haines had been included with Juneau instead of Petersburg.Jensen said he appreciated the difficulty...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-05-25/petersburg-renews-its-objections-electi
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Mayoral front-runners heading for runoff

...firing by Gov. Sarah Palin triggered the Troopergate investigation. He finished fourth. The post had been filled by Acting Mayor Matt Claman since Democrat Mark Begich resigned after defeating incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens in the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040909/reg_427489658.shtml
Anchorage audit faults former mayor, assembly

...the national economy crashed and city investments lost millions. Two weeks after Begich left office, his successor, Acting Mayor Matt Claman, announced a $17 million deficit in the 2009 city budget. The audit performed by MRW Consulting Group...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081910/sta_697247000.shtml
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Sullivan wins mayor's race in Anchorage

...election, Dan Sullivan got 43 percent of the votes. Croft was second with 19 percent. The post has been filled by Acting Mayor Matt Claman since Democrat Mark Begich resigned after defeating incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens in November...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050709/reg_437308592.shtml
Compromise reached on proposed Anchorage audit

...senator. The stock market, and city investments, were crashing in the fall of 2008, and less than two weeks after Acting Mayor Matt Claman took over, Claman reported a $17 million deficit in the 2009 city budget. Some Assembly members and new...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021710/reg_564132538.shtml
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Anchorage considers discrimination ordinance

...discriminate against them just because the person they happen to love and make a family with is the same gender." Acting Mayor Matt Claman also supports the measure. "In an ideal world, the code would just say, 'Thou shall not discriminate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051409/sta_439783189.shtml

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