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Senate keeps pot edibles on the table

...30 would have kicked in after two years, once November's ballot initiative approved by voters is legally allowed to be tweaked...to clarify some of the perceived gray areas in the original ballot initiative to legalize possession of modest amounts of marijuana...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-31/senate-keeps-pot-edibles-table
State | AK legislature
Fishermen's vote displays rift in marketing group

...association's rules and alleged lack of transparency are seeking to eliminate the tax, and they have forced a vote on the matter. Ballots were due in early March, and results are expected this weekend.A smaller group of area setnet fishermen - those who let...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-20/fishermens-vote-displays-rift-marketing
State
Police raid club of activist who quit on air

...that's pretty much it," Greene said on scene as bags of items were carried out by police.Alaska voters last year approved a ballot measure legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. But it's still illegal to sell the drug.Guidelines for the regulation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-22/police-raid-club-activist-who-quit-air
State
Ketchikan's Stockhausen selected Coach of the Year

...across the state voted and were only allowed to vote for players in their own classification. Results were compiled from the ballots received, and the top 15 players in each class were split into first, second and third teams, according to the number of...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-15/ketchikans-stockhausen-selected-coach-
Sports
Alaska fishermen consider leaving marketing association

...association's rules and alleged lack of transparency are seeking to eliminate the tax, and they have forced a vote on the matter. Ballots were due in early March, and results are expected this weekend.A smaller group of area setnet fishermen - those who let...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-19/alaska-fishermen-consider-leaving-marke
State
Empire Readers' Council: Don't mess with Daylight Saving Time

...veto the bill. Walker received very strong support from the residents of Southeast and would not be governor without those ballots. Using the veto pen on that bill would be the right thing to do.? Empire Readers' Council editorials are written by a...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-19/empire-readers-council-dont-mess-dayl
Opinion
Panel amends bill on pot crimes

...marijuana industry. That change was proposed by Bethel Democrat Sen. Lyman Hoffman.Alaska voters in November approved a ballot issue that legalized recreational marijuana, directed the state to develop regulations for a new commercial industry, and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-15/panel-amends-bill-pot-crimes
State | AK legislature
American flag ban riles California lawmakers

...advance. The amendment needs a two-thirds vote of the Democratic-controlled state Legislature to appear on the November 2016 ballot and so far lacked bipartisan support.The debate erupted on the Southern California campus with nearly 30,000 students when...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-10/american-flag-ban-riles-california-la
Not For Web
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...municipalities to set up loan programs for energy efficiency improvements. HB119Strengthens the anti-Pebble Mine language passed in Ballot Measure 4 during last fall's general election. HB120Drivers for Uber and Lyft are not covered by workers' compensation laws...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-11/legislature-enters-second-half-heres-on
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Please consume marijuana responsibly

Ballot Measure 2 will become effective Tuesday, and many Alaskans are wondering...obvious yet sometimes overlooked: While a clear majority of voters approved Ballot Measure 2 (it got more votes than Gov. Bill Walker, Sen. Dan Sullivan...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-22/my-turn-please-consume-marijuana-resp
Opinion

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