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Gaming commission initiative sponsors turn in signatures

JUNEAU - The sponsor of a plan to create an Alaska Gaming Commission says he turned in enough signatures to the Division of Elections on Monday to place an initiative on the 2008 ballot. Sound off...

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News
Panel holds off on creating group to oversee gaming

A legislative task force put off recommending whether an Alaska Gaming Commission should be created, with members acutely aware that an "aye" vote could be seen as an endorsement for expanding gambling in the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120705/sta_20051207019.shtml
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Alaska editorial: Initiative is an attempt to expand gambling

...the 2008 primary election ballot to create an Alaska Gaming Commission. Fine. Both the Legislature and a state gaming...Alaskans for Gaming Reform. Yes, he said, an Alaska Gaming Commission would have the authority to expand gambling in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092206/opi_20060922001.shtml
Opinion
Sponsors cover the state as initiative deadline nears

...That can play into the strategy of initiative sponsors, too. Darwin Biwer, whose proposal would create an Alaska Gaming Commission to oversee gambling in the state, says his group has gathered about 20,000 signatures so far. Even if they...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122705/sta_20051227004.shtml
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Dems, GOP cutting deals early this year

...earnings, which are used to pay dividends, help pay for state government. Senate Bill 242 would establish the Alaska Gaming Commission to generate revenue through gambling and to regulate gaming. Senate Bill 246 would strengthen laws for hate...

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Alaska Digest

...said they would hold over their measure for more signatures, as did those supporting an act establishing the Alaska Gaming Commission. Supporters of a prohibition on aerial wolf and grizzly bear hunting and on unnecessary use of pesticides in...

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Legislative roundup

...premises if that person drinks any of liquor while there. Gaming commission: House Bill 509 would establish an Alaska Gaming Commission to generate revenue and regulate gaming activities in the state. Charitable gamming: Senate Bill 331 would...

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My Turn: Gambling initiative is a Trojan Horse

...on Ballot Measure 1, an effort to create the Alaska Gaming Commission that will indisputably have the ability to expand...case, why does Ballot Measure 1 say that "The Alaska Gaming Commission is established for the purposes of generating...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081708/opi_319644358.shtml
Legislators want public vote on gambling

...when people associated with the bar and restaurant industry trade group CHARR produced the initiative for an Alaska Gaming Commission. CHARR members had lobbied for the legalization of video gambling machines in bars and clubs. The proposed...

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Vote no on Measure 1

...is passed. If you take the time to read the initiative there are two sentences that stand out above all. The Alaska Gaming Commission is established for the purposes of generating revenue for the state. And the commission may authorize any future...

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