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Group continues effort to get setnet ban on 2016 ballot

...including king salmon, in the process.The alliance, a nonprofit advocacy group, in 2013 proposed a ballot initiative asking voters...request from Resources for All Alaskans, a fishing and resources advocacy group, to participate in oral argument. Both the state and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-04/group-continues-effort-get-setnet-ban-2
State
Group continues effort to get setnet ban on 2016 ballot

...can qualify for the ballot.Oral argument in the case has been requested, but likely won't occur until August or later. A decision also is pending on whether to allow a fishing and resources advocacy group to participate in arguments.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-01/group-continues-effort-get-setnet-ban-2
State
Speak up for safety in honor of Workers' Memorial Day

...employees who benefit from the contract to pay dues. The study concluded that resources typically spent on workplace safety and advocacy in free-bargaining states, such as Alaska, were required to be spent encouraging workers already receiving contract benefits...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-27/speak-safety-honor-workers-memorial-d
Opinion
House approves marijuana control board legislation

...the public health and safety sectors; one or two representatives of the legal marijuana industry or those with academic or advocacy perspectives on marijuana; a rural Alaska representative; and a member of the public if there is just one industry representative...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-15/house-approves-marijuana-control-board-
State | AK legislature
School board OKs special election

...leave us."Ultimately, Carlson said, she hopes the district can shore up its alternative school program and give it as much advocacy as other programs have received.Board members felt more confident voting to request a special election for the bond with...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-22/school-board-oks-special-election
Local
Bike map funded and ready to roll

Local bicycling advocacy group Juneau Rides has fully funded a project to create a bike map covering Juneau's streets, paths and trails. The group announced...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-25/bike-map-funded-and-ready-roll
Local
Alaska Women's Hall of Fame inducts 2 from Juneau

...inducted March 6 in Anchorage, recognized for her senior citizen advocacy and dedication to Alaska history. "I had no idea," Darlin...who died in 1991, as the reason she got into senior citizen advocacy in the first place. Kull came to Alaska, freshly a state...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-27/alaska-womens-hall-fame-inducts-2-junea
Local
House panel advances bill creating marijuana board

...the public health and safety sectors; one or two representatives of the legal marijuana industry or those with academic or advocacy perspectives on marijuana; a rural Alaska representative; and a member of the public if there is just one industry representative...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/house-panel-advances-bill-creating-mari
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for March 30

...Juneau's Marie Darlin and the late Dove Kull were inducted into the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame. Darlin is known for her advocacy on behalf of senior citizens and for her dedication to the preservation of Alaska History. Alice "Dove" Kull died in 1991...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-30/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-m
Opinion
Troopers say Wasilla teen pleads guilty in father's death

...entered the family room and shot his father six times as the older Robinson rose from a sofa.The teen is represented by an attorney with the state Office of Public Advocacy who did not immediately respond to a request for comment Monday.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-23/troopers-say-wasilla-teen-pleads-guilty
State

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