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Oral arguments in lawsuit against setnet ban begin

...argued that putting the initiative on the ballot would allow voters to determine how the...initiative banning setnetting on next year's ballot. The initiative includes commercial setnetting...ban will be on the August 2016 primary ballot.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-27/oral-arguments-lawsuit-against-setnet-b
State
Signatures submitted for air quality rules ballot question

...attempt to put a question on the municipal ballot in the fall that would restrict the Fairbanks...certification process for this October ballot," Wilson said.An air quality program...wood in certain areas.Wilson says her ballot measure, if approved, would scale that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-16/signatures-submitted-air-quality-rules-
State
Candidates stock city ballot as deadline arrives

In the final day of the filing period, five people added their names to the list of candidates seeking city office in the Oct. 6 municipal election, ensuring competition in all but one race this year.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-18/candidates-stock-city-ballot-deadline-a
Local
Marijuana committee to talk license limits

...tackling, one of the bigger issues before it: setting the number of licenses the city will provide for marijuana retail shops.Ballot Measure 2, which legalized marijuana last year, allows municipalities to limit the number of grow operations, processing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-13/marijuana-committee-talk-license-limits
Local
Fairbanks lawmakers consider 8 percent marijuana tax

...assembly is having a special meeting on Aug. 20 to vote on a tax proposal about what rate to put before the voters on the Oct. 6 ballot, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.One measure calls for an 8 percent tax, the same rate applied to wholesale tobacco...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-11/fairbanks-lawmakers-consider-8-percent-
State
Fairbanks lawmakers consider 8 percent marijuana tax

...assembly is having a special meeting on Aug. 20 to vote on a tax proposal about what rate to put before the voters on the Oct. 6 ballot, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.One measure calls for an 8 percent tax, the same rate applied to wholesale tobacco...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-12/fairbanks-lawmakers-consider-8-percent-
State
VA secretary pays tribute to WWII Alaska Native militia

...territorial guard during World War II.Percy Ballot attended Wednesday's event with his...Ticket was not available to comment, but Ballot said his uncle was happy about the ceremony...the past to be recognized by people," Ballot said. "Not only good, but it was great...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-12/va-secretary-pays-tribute-wwii-alaska-n
State
Empire Editorial: Blank ballots give little reason to vote

...to make those opinions more than Internet outrage (4:30 p.m. Monday is the deadline to file for names to appear on the ballot, visit juneau.org to file).This call for candidacies has little to do with the caliber of incumbents seeking another term...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-14/empire-editorial-blank-ballots-give-l
Opinion
Fish Factor: Salmon streams' future

...Jeff Regnart, director of the state's Commercial Fisheries Division. Regnart called bringing fish allocation issues to the ballot box "bad public policy." There are more than 2,200 setnet operations in Alaska; 735 are located in Cook Inlet. RELIEF...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-12-4
State
Ballot measure oversight leaves villages unable to prohibit pot sales

...created by the people who drafted the ballot measure that legalized recreational marijuana in Alaska.According to Ballot Measure 2 - now enshrined in state statute...In 2014, during the campaign for Ballot Measure 2, he said it had been hard...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-02/ballot-measure-oversight-leaves-village
State

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