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After vote win, Greece looks to rebuild talks

...but time is short and the risk of policy missteps, or that the two sides simply cannot agree a deal, is high."With all ballots counted, 61.3 percent of voters in Sunday's referendum said "no" to the question of whether they would accept creditors...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-07/after-vote-win-greece-looks-rebuild-t
Not For Web
Anti-pot taboo shrinks in presidential politics

...spend not on the presidential contest but on campaigns in the six to 10 states likely to have some sort of marijuana policy on ballots next year.Still, the presidential race appears certain to include more talk of marijuana policy than before."There are...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-07/anti-pot-taboo-shrinks-presidential-p
Not For Web
Four Royals elected to start MLB All-Star Game

...got a few more hurdles to clear with my running, but I feel like I'm getting pretty close."Each fan could cast up to 35 ballots in online voting. Pitchers and reserves will be announced Monday.Altuve overturned a 232,000-vote deficit in totals...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-06/four-royals-elected-start-mlb-all-sta
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Empire Editorial: Discretionary voting rigs the game for Native corporations

...one-sided endorsements on the ballots and spread votes among...shareholder sends in his or her ballot by mail, he or she is...called a discretionary ballot. Under that ballot, the board gets to decide...paid to send in their ballots, the result is corporate...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-02/discretionary-voting-rigs-game-native
Opinion
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
Marijuana board holds first meeting, wants laws changed

...meeting Thursday in Fairbanks. They signed off on statutory changes it wants the Alaska Legislature to change in last year's ballot measure that legalized commercial marijuana, reported The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.The four issues include allowing cannabis...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-05/marijuana-board-holds-first-meeting-wan
State
Voters to decide on altering Kenai elections

...voters in October will decide on three ballot measures that make changes to the city's...submit 20 signatures to be listed on the ballot. Porter wrote in the resolution that...running for different seats."The third ballot initiative asks voters to let council...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-25/voters-decide-altering-kenai-elections
State
Empire Editorial: Airport's snow plan is too heavy a load for CBJ

...federal government for work it already paid for.They're asking the Juneau Assembly to put a bond issue on this fall's ballot. If the bond passes, the CBJ would borrow about $10 million to pay for this new warehouse and a few other projects at the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-01/empire-editorial-airports-snow-plan-t
Opinion
Airport project would cost the taxpayers

...Airport management made a pitch June 22 for the Assembly to place a $10.15 million general obligation bond issue on the October ballot for voter approval. If passed, that would cover costs associated with relocating the building, the $1.8 million reimbursement...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-01/new-project-would-cost-taxpayers
Local
Group continues effort to get setnet ban on 2016 ballot

...of Alaska is making its way toward the ballot, while a lawsuit over its legality continues...put the proposed ban on the August 2016 ballot.President Joe Connors said in an emailed...nonprofit advocacy group, in 2013 proposed a ballot initiative asking voters whether to ban...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-04/group-continues-effort-get-setnet-ban-2
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