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Assemblyman Joe Blanchard: Loosen rules for downtown Fairbanks

...for the city's downtown for being too restrictive, an assemblyman says he will propose a more inclusive development ordinance...hopes will encourage the construction of more parking lots. Assemblyman Joe Blanchard told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner that...
Petition seeks to unseat Fairbanks assemblyman

FAIRBANKS - A Fairbanks assemblyman who was accused of domestic assault...Fairbanks News-Miner reports Assemblyman Tim Beck was charged with assault...children to testify. Former Borough Assemblyman Mike Prax is organizing the petition...
Regional News
Assemblyman charged with assault

FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks North Star Borough Assemblyman Tim Beck has been charged with domestic assault after his...She and the couple's daughter told authorities the assemblyman has anger problems at home. Beck moved to Alaska in 1975...
Assemblyman Stone certified for re-election

JUNEAU - Incumbent Juneau Assemblyman David Stone was certified Thursday as a candidate in the Oct. 6 municipal elections. Two more seats on the Juneau Assembly and...
Mat-Su assemblyman to run for lt. gov.

ANCHORAGE - A Matanuska-Susitna Borough assemblyman says he will seek the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor. Mark Ewing of Wasilla filed for the office Monday. Ewing...
Regional News
Bethel drafts LGBT anti-discrimination laws

...lesbian, bisexual and transgender community in the workplace as well as public facilities and in housing. In Juneau, an assemblyman is drafting an ordinance similar to Anchorage's proposed changes.In Bethel, the changes would only apply to city employees...
Beyond Cheech and Chong

Though he opened with humor when presenting at Thursday's Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl takes the legalization of cannabis very seriously, and he asks that others who take the issue seriously get in touch...
Gov. Walker appoints marijuana board members

...regulations guiding the state's new commercial marijuana industry, and the list includes a sitting City and Borough of Juneau assemblyman.In an email Wednesday morning, Walker announced that Loren Jones has been named to the board's public health seat...
MCB takes small bite out of pot edibles

...He was supported by board chairman Bruce Schulte but opposed by the other three board members.City and Borough of Juneau assemblyman Loren Jones, a member of the board in opposition, said he had a one-word response to the idea."Just one word: Volkswagen...
Anchorage assemblyman seeks repeal of labor law

... reports Assemblyman Dick Traini (TRAY'-nee) introduced the measure Wednesday and was joined by Assemblymen Bill Starr as a co-sponsor.Starr...attempting to repeal by referendum.Assemblyman Adam Trombley also voted for the measure...


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