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First comes housing

...procedure will be this year, Ciambor said.Other primary sources of funding will likely include grants from the Alaska legislature, Rasmuson Foundation, an Indian Community Development Block Grant, the Juneau Affordable Housing fund, and other...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-23/first-comes-housing
Local
Next Juneau candidates hit starting line on Aug. 8

...Juneau for at least 30 days by Oct. 7, not an employee of the Juneau School District, and not a member of the Alaska Legislature. ? Contact reporter Katie Moritz at 523-2294 or at katherine.moritz@juneauempire.com. Follow her on Twitter...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-18/next-juneau-candidates-hit-starting-lin
Local
My Turn: Why I'm voting 'Yes' to repeal SB 21

...Alaska would have received $1.4 billion more this year under the North Dakota regime. A 2012 analysis to the Alaska Legislature showed ConocoPhillips's net income in Alaska on a per barrel of oil equivalent basis was approximately four times...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-16/my-turn-why-im-voting-yes-repeal-sb-2
Opinion
Chamber lunch becomes arena for oil tax sparring

...next month, voters will be asked in Ballot Measure 1 whether they want to repeal an oil tax cut approved by the Alaska Legislature in 2013.The chamber's endorsement was not at stake - its board approved a resolution supporting SB21 back in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-11/chamber-lunch-becomes-arena-oil-tax-spa
State
Chinook News provides statewide perspective on major issues surrounding Chinook salmon in Alaska

...years, the Initiative will study 12 river systems throughout Alaska through the support of Governor Parnell and the Alaska Legislature. ADF&G is committed to keeping all Alaskans informed about this issue and has developed a special section of...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-27/chinook-news-provides-statewide-pers
Outdoors
Kenai assembly considers vote-by-mail elections

...in Homer and the nearest city clerk's office.The borough is able to consider by-mail elections because the Alaska Legislature passed Senate Bill 213 this year, which eliminates the need for election boards for each precinct. Requiring an...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-18/kenai-assembly-considers-vote-mail-elec
State
My Turn: Alaska met the challenge of its unfunded pensions

...in other states have broken promises by reducing benefits or filing for bankruptcy, Gov. Sean Parnell and the Alaska Legislature unanimously enacted a plan to appropriate $3 billion to the Public Employees' Retirement System and Teachers...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-22/my-turn-alaska-met-challenge-its-unfu
Opinion
My Turn: Pure politics in the Alaska retirement systems

...stock in trade.This is no different than the continual manufacturing of the unnecessary budget crises by the Alaska Legislature. Realistic budget constraints in Alaska are not about how much money there is; its about who the money is spent...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-09/my-turn
Opinion
ExxonMobil manager says work going well at Point Thomson

...a speech noting progress on the Point Thomson field, said the previous tax structure, which was changed by the Alaska Legislature in 2013, was overcomplicated and burdensome at higher oil prices."I just want to say what is important about...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-05/exxonmobil-manager-says-work-going-well
State
Talks progress on 220-mile Ambler road

...that would stretch 220 miles from the Dalton Highway west to a copper deposit in the Northwest Arctic Borough.The Alaska Legislature appropriated $8.5 million to study the environmental effects of the Ambler Mining District Industrial Access...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-15/talks-progress-220-mile-ambler-road
State

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