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Sponsor pulls bill allowing guns on campus

...vehicles or designated gun lockers. Concealed carry is not allowed.Coghill said he has been told the university's Board of Regents will review the guns on campus policy. Coghill told the News-Miner he wants to give them the opportunity to answer...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-17/sponsor-pulls-bill-allowing-guns-campus
State | AK legislature
Alaska Senate passes $2.2B capital budget

...unreasonable tuition increases. Meyer, R-Anchorage, said the decision on how to move forward would be left to the board of regents. He said if students have to pay something, they might think twice about leaving a door or window open. Meyer said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-13/alaska-senate-passes-22b-capital-budget
State | AK legislature
Letter: Guns: A threat to learning

...and HB335, which would devoid the power of the UA Board of Regents to ensure a secured educational environment for all...would like to put forth, very strongly, that the Board of Regents of UA, who are the authorities to provide a secured...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-03-28/letter-guns-threat-learning
Letters
My Turn: Guns on campus: Let's aim for the right target

...as written then and now, the University of Alaska Board of Regents would not support the bill, but no matter), I asked...materials. To remain consistent with state law, the UA Board of Regents holds that the aforementioned firearm restrictions...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-17/my-turn-guns-campus-lets-aim-right-ta
Opinion
Students fire back at concealed carry bill

...bill is allowing anyone to walk into my office with a gun."Courtney Enright, the student representative to the UA Board of Regents, told lawmakers that there has been an "absolute outcry" of student opinion on the issue, and that about 70 percent...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-11/students-fire-back-concealed-carry-bill
State | AK legislature
Sen. Finance unveils draft budget bill

...least 60 days.University system spokeswoman Kate Ripley said by email that the provision, while not included in the board of regents' budget request, underscores the need for a new heat and power plant. The contingency funding would cover roughly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-28/sen-finance-unveils-draft-budget-bill
State | AK legislature
SB176 provides protection

...the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The portion of the article that got my attention was this: "In 1995, the UA Board of Regents established a policy that does not allow anyone to carry concealed guns, knives and explosives on to University property...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-26/sb176-provides-protection
Opinion
University president says gun bill unacceptable

...Judiciary Committee on Wednesday a bill permitting concealed handguns on campus is unacceptable.Gamble said the Board of Regents is very satisfied with the current firearms policy it has, which only allows firearms on campus if they are locked...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-20/university-president-says-gun-bill-unac
State | AK legislature
Alaskans ask Legislature to open UA campuses to guns

...hearing on SB176, sponsored by committee chairman Sen. John Coghill, R-Fairbanks. The bill would prohibit the UA board of regents from maintaining policies that prohibit guns on campus."(University of Alaska Anchorage) policy is not only unconstitutional...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-06/alaskans-ask-legislature-open-ua-campus
State | AK legislature
Committee hears campus safety bills

...University of Alaska campuses by prohibiting the system's board of regents from making policies that contradict state law.The...constitutional rights to bear arms being violated by a board of regents' policy that prohibits firearms on campus."The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-04/committee-hears-campus-safety-bills
State | AK legislature

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