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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
Constitution Party will field governor candidate

...placing Constitution Party candidate J.R. Myers' name on the ballot, the Alaska Public Radio Network reported.The party has just...collected more than 4,000 signatures to get their names on the ballot.Rensel said they have no delusions that they will win the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-28/constitution-party-will-field-governor-
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
Washington state lauded for cautious approach to pot sales

...health risks of using marijuana.While Washington state and Colorado are the only states to fully legalize marijuana, similar ballot measures are planned in Oregon and Alaska this November.In Florida, voters will decide whether to make their state the 24th...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-28/washington-state-lauded-cautious-approa
State
Alaska voters reject repeal of 2013 petroleum tax

...investment opportunity for the future," Lyford said.Alaskans voted Aug. 19 on the tax measure, appearing on the ballot as Ballot Measure No. 1. The margin was too narrow to call immediately after the election when at least 33,700 votes remained...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-27/alaska-voters-reject-repeal-2013-petrol
State
Union members rally for higher minimum wage

...minimum wage rallied in Fairbanks to support Ballot Measure 3 in the November general election...great job at putting the measure on the ballot and should now work to get it passed...political ploy to keep the measure off the ballot and labor-friendly voters away from...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-24/union-members-rally-higher-minimum-wage
State
Fast action at polling places

...2012's primary, only 451 ballots were cast at the Douglas library...all ages were casting their ballots, and a lot of little ones...candidate or for or against Ballot Measure One - right up to the...mall gets a lot more question ballots from people voting outside...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-20/fast-action-polling-places
Local
FSU No. 1 in AP preseason poll

The Associated Press preseason Top 25 is out. Take a look at how the ballots break down, and find out what to watch for when the college football season begins this month:'Noles nation dominationFinish...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-18/fsu-no-1-ap-preseason-poll
Sports
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

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