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No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana

...District of Columbia will weigh in on ballot measures that would emulate Colorado and...recreational use of pot by adults. A ballot measure in Florida could add that state...state minimum wage will be on the Nov. 4 ballot in Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska and South...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/no-dc-gridlock-gay-marriage-legal-marij
State
Sullivan says he backs state minimum wage measure

...competitive.His position on the state minimum wage was reported by the Wall Street Journal.Voters in November will decide a ballot measure that would raise Alaska's minimum wage of $7.75 an hour by $2 over two years and have it adjusted for inflation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-16/sullivan-says-he-backs-state-minimum-wa
State
Both sides of marijuana issue meet at forum

...debate presented their views at a Fairbanks forum this week on a ballot measure to legalize and regulate recreational pot.The Coalition...initiative, Measure 2, is on the Nov. 4 general election ballot.Proponents of legalizing marijuana say it would improve the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-11/both-sides-marijuana-issue-meet-forum
State
Letter to the Editor: Please vote no on Ballot Measure 2

When Ballot Measure 2 (the Act to Tax and Regulate...signatures and was certified to be on the ballot, I think it is safe to say that many Alaskans...since the initiative was placed on the ballot, 49 percent of Alaskans would vote no...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-28/letter-editor-please-vote-no-ballot-m
Letters
'Unity ticket' minted on Friday of decision

...When the two men had their first serious discussion of the topic on the Friday before the Sept. 2 deadline to change the ballot, they initially decided there was "no way we could come together" - not because of political differences but because of logistical...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-12/unity-ticket-minted-friday-decision
Local
Both sides of marijuana issue meet at forum

...debate presented their views at a Fairbanks forum this week on a ballot measure to legalize and regulate recreational pot in Alaska...initiative, Measure 2, is on the Nov. 4 general election ballot.Proponents of legalizing marijuana say it would improve the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-10/marijuana-initiative-forum
State
My Turn: Ballot Measure 2 strikes the right balance for rural Alaska

...prohibition on gasoline be?Which brings me to Ballot Measure 2, the initiative to legalize...local decisions. I would not support Ballot Measure 2 if it took away those rights...But personally, I'll be voting Yes on Ballot Measure 2 to regulate marijuana like alcohol...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-27/my-turn-ballot-measure-2-strikes-righ
Opinion
APOC approves advisory opinion on ballot measures

...legislative websites, to make known their positions on referenda and ballot measures.Guidance on the issue was requested by House Speaker...expenditure report and communications expressing an opinion on a ballot measure should include a "paid for" tag.The commission approved...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-13/apoc-approves-advisory-opinion-ballot-m
State
My Turn: If Ballot Measure 1 is about jobs, families and our future - vote 'Yes'

It's hard not to miss the full page ads being run by BP, ConocoPhillips and Exxon that suggest Ballot Measure One is not about Big Oil but our jobs, our families and our future. So let's go through these aspects one by one...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-17/if-ballot-measure-1-about-jobs-famili
Opinion
My Turn: The graceful exit of a true statesman

...position at the top of the Democratic ballot, Walker surrendered his Republican Party...resigned from the lieutenant governor's ballot. Craig Fleener had the No. 2 spot on...made his way onto the general election ballot without having to campaign. For French...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-07/my-turn-graceful-exit-true-statesman
Opinion

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