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Anti-setnet group scrubs site after submitting signatures

...one irresponsible way to catch fish."By law, AFCA needed to submit 31,000 signatures from three-fourths of Alaska's House districts, or 10 percent of the amount of Alaskans who voted in the last general election.The signatures were collected...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-11/anti-setnet-group-scrubs-site-after-sub
State
House votes to halt school bond repayment program

...for new school bonds before a five-year hiatus, but the House speaker hinted this may not yet be a done deal.Alaska's House voted Thursday in favor of Senate Bill 64, which would halt the state's practice of partial repayments on school...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-03/house-votes-halt-school-bond-repayment-
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers debate requiring constitutional education

...constitutionalism, the latest of several state government measures across the U.S. aimed at civics education.Alaska's House Education Committee heard Friday from members of the public who supported the bill, including some educators.Bob...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-08/lawmakers-debate-requiring-constitution
State | AK legislature
Pope's 'off the cuff' talk includes mention of Alaska

...nation ? and history ? when he was unanimously elected, without campaigning, by write-in votes to serve in Alaska's House of Representatives. TIME Magazine immediately sent a reporter to to interview him. The magazine article was printed...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-19/popes-cuff-talk-includes-mention-alas
Opinion
SB 21 moves closer to 2014 primary ballot

...qualified; 30,169 signatures were needed. Those signatures had to come from at least 7 percent of voters in 30 of Alaska's House districts; so far, 34 of 40 districts exceeded that requirement.SB 21 - which passed the House and Senate during...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-29/sb-21-moves-closer-2014-primary-ballot
State | AK legislature
House Dems announce leadership for 28th Alaska Legislature

ANCHORAGE - Alaska's House Democratic Caucus announced Friday its leadership for the 28th Alaska Legislature. Representative Beth Kerttula (D-Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-11/house-dems-announce-leadership-28th-ala
State
Legislature is in need of more Democrats

...balance. But, it seems like every time I pick up a paper these days I read about how out of balance things are in Alaska's House and Senate, especially the Senate. That's why I have to speak up and declare, quite simply, the Alaska Legislature...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051502/let_letter2.shtml
Opinion
Northwest Digest

...historic homes was hit by vandals Tuesday morning. The Governor's Mansion on Calhoun Avenue "is the people of Alaska's house," said Erika Fagerstrom, the state's executive residence manager. She did not want to talk about where the window...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080906/sta_20060809010.shtml
News
Cell phones distracting, not illegal yet

...driver's reactions as much as having a blood alcohol concentration at the legal limit of .08. On Sept. 1, 2008, Alaska's House Bill 88 went into effect. The law is commonly referred to as a text-messaging ban, but it also includes all kinds...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020311/loc_780158496.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...approximately equal pools of voters are bound to leave some communities bitterly disappointed. One solution may be to combine Alaska's House and Senate into a single body, providing for the creation of 60 rather than 40 seats in a new unicameral Legislature...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062501/Ope_Editorial.shtml

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