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Anchorage Assembly schedules hearing on marijuana sales ban

...use of marijuana last month are lining up against a measure to ban pot sales in the state's largest city.The Anchorage Assembly will take testimony Tuesday on a measure to ban marijuana sales within municipal boundaries. Supporters of legalization...
Concerns raised about marijuana law year. Authorities have nine months after the effective date to come up with rules for implementing the law.Anchorage Assembly member Amy Demboski believes Anchorage, the largest potential market in the state, could help develop pot regulations...
Effort focuses on increasing housing in Anchorage

...United Way of Anchorage.Other groups are looking at even smaller pieces of the complex, multifaceted problem. The Anchorage Assembly's committee on land use regulations, for example, is considering changes to multifamily development design standards...
Assembly silent on pot shops

...damp" when it comes to alcohol.Before the marijuana ballot measure passed Nov. 4, the Haines, Ketchikan and Anchorage assemblies each voted to oppose legalizing the drug. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly didn't vote on the issue...
My Turn: 29th Alaska Legislature has new faces in new positions after election

...Senate President, a well-deserved role after decades of thoughtful public service including seven years on the Anchorage Assembly, eight years in the House and six years so far in the Senate. Current Senate President Charlie Huggins of Wasilla...
Mitt Romney rallies support for GOP

...Begich knows the issues and listens to Alaskans. She said he has earned re-election.Chris Birch, a former Anchorage Assembly member, said he considers Sullivan the more competent and capable candidate. He said he found the characterization...
My Turn: We can do better

...significant. Mark Begich graduated from high school, dabbled in real estate and property management, served on the Anchorage Assembly and was Mayor of Anchorage before he became our accidental Senator in 2009. He saddled Anchorage with $17 million...
Anchorage mayor vetoes law aimed at protecting moose

...being tortured to death on these things," Sinnott countered.City law already bars barbed-wire fencing between properties because it might harm humans, Sinnott said.The Anchorage Assembly would need eight votes to overturn the veto.
DNR chief wants property rights protected in park

...changed.If the access plan is approved by the Anchorage Assembly meeting without the language change, he said...references to access points on private land.The Anchorage Assembly sent the plan to the Chugiak-Eagle River Advisory...
My Turn: Koch Brothers have a history of hurting Alaska

...they will spend millions more on false and misleading ads. I'm not listening to the Koch brothers, and their attacks on Alaska just discredit their Outside candidate, Dan Sullivan.? Pat Abney is a former Anchorage Assembly member.


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