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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
Three things to watch for in the Legislature

...R-Nikiski, aimed at advancing an in-state natural gas pipeline project. The bill is a priority for Chenault, Alaska's House speaker, who has said the in-state project looks to be the only pipeline project moving forward in Alaska. A different...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-04/three-things-watch-legislature
State
Alaska lawmakers face down GMO salmon

...asks that the product be labeled "genetically modified."Committee Substitute for House Joint Resolution 5 passed Alaska's House of Representatives without objection on Feb. 20. It is now in the Senate awaiting a hearing in its only referred...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-23/alaska-lawmakers-face-down-gmo-salmon
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
What's the price of liberty? Eternal vigilance - cash

...contributions receive government money for their campaigns. Bipartisan teams of lawmakers introduced similar legislation in Alaska's House and Senate earlier this month. If you're horrified at the thought of flushing the public's money down the toilet...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052707/opi_20070527013.shtml
Opinion

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