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State raises ferry rates starting Jan. 1

...released to the public, DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said, but it will be released after it is presented to the Alaska Legislature. The fare increase was announced Thursday "to give the traveling public as much advance notice as possible...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-19/state-raises-ferry-rates-starting-jan-1
State | Local
Alaska Aerospace plans cheaper way to put bigger rockets into orbit

...Alaska Aerospace.In 2012, the Alaska Legislature approved $25 million to fund...the money stayed unused, the Alaska Legislature grew impatient.Alaska Aerospace...past two fiscal years, the Alaska Legislature has cut its subsidy for Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-14/alaska-aerospace-plans-cheaper-way-put-
State
Northern Light Church celebrates 40 years

...Light." The church's 40th anniversary celebration follows shortly after Nov. 14, the birthday of Soboleff, was declared the first-ever Dr. Walter Soboleff Day. The Alaska Legislature made it official during the 2014 session.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-30/northern-light-church-celebrates-40
Neighbors
Empire Editorial: Legislature has a duty to investigate Guard scandal

When the Alaska Legislature convenes on Jan. 20, 2015, there's one item we hope all members - Republican, Democrat and Independent - will agree upon...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-13/empire-editorial-legislature-has-duty
Opinion
Alaska voters legalize recreational marijuana

...develop regulations or advise a new marijuana board. Colorado formed a task force to study the issue, and the Alaska Legislature or a regulatory board could follow suit, she said.Asked if lawmakers would embrace the initiative or put up roadblocks...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-05/alaska-voters-legalize-recreational-mar
State
UA president warns of likely budget cuts

...serious cuts. Gamble's assessment preceded a regents' vote on the university's annual funding request from the Alaska Legislature. Regents voted 7-3 to seek $395.8 million, an increase of about $2 million from last year's request...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-06/ua-president-warns-likely-budget-cuts
State
My Turn: 29th Alaska Legislature has new faces in new positions after election

...Kerttula left Alaska.Over the past two years, the Alaska Legislature has been very good to Juneau, as evidenced in projects...the Capital City must work to ensure that the 29th Alaska Legislature continues to appreciate all we offer as the Capital...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-09/my-turn-29th-alaska-legislature-has-n
Opinion
House majority, minority announce new organization

...committee chairs, visit www.housemajority.org/2014/11/07/house-majority-organizes-for-29th-alaska-legislature. The majority and minority will announce remaining committee assignments later. The 29th Legislature convenes...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-11/house-majority-minority-announce-new-or
Local
Stakeholder to sell holdings in oil rig

...be transported to South Africa for offshore exploration, pending final approval.The authority, set up by the Alaska Legislature to provide financing for businesses that expand the state economy, said Friday it and other owners have been unable...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-16/stakeholder-sell-holdings-oil-rig
State
AIDEA approves commercial loan for Wasilla theme park

...The facility, scheduled to be completed in 2015, is expected to create 35 to 50 jobs, according to AIDEA.The Alaska Legislature established AIDEA in 1967 to promote economic growth within the state. The agency doesn't originate loans but...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-18/aidea-approves-commercial-loan-wasilla-
State

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