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It's official: Southeast's got 'spirit'

...weather.Schijvens pointed out that losing jobs to other regions isn't the only problem. She said even the threat of a capital move can be a deterrent for potential investors who want to know there will be a market for their goods or services long...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-03/its-official-southeasts-got-spirit
Local
Empire Editorial: Location doesn't matter when lives are at stake

...capital.In 1982, the year House Bill 184 passed, capital move furor reached its climax. Voters were asked that fall...House Bill 184 was a mistake as much as the idea of a capital move was. Instead of focusing on the state's budget...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-15/empire-editorial-location-doesnt-matt
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Ending daylight saving time will leave Juneau in the dark

...condensed into two (with a few exceptions).We fear that if Southeast is put into a separate time zone, the spectre of a capital move will soon follow. Will Anchorage and Fairbanks residents acquiesce to government offices that lock their doors at 4...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-12/empire-editorial-ending-daylight-savi
Opinion
House Speaker wants special session, just not in Juneau

...We're not knocking Juneau. ... This is not a capital creep thing."He pointed out that there is currently no capital move legislation filed. Before the session, Sen. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak, talked about introducing a bill that would...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-10/house-speaker-wants-special-session-jus
State | AK legislature
Gov. doesn't support capitol move

...Ever a controversial issue, capital move proposals have come before lawmakers...bill will not ask for a complete capital move but a relocation of the Legislature...archive - and those are just the capital move research reports that lawmakers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-08/gov-doesnt-support-capitol-move
Local | AK legislature
Letter: We need an experienced leader like Cathy Munoz

...our influence as well as securing funding for needed projects that enhance our capital city.And if time goes by and capital move sentiment rears its ugly head again, we will want an experienced, senior leader representing us in the Legislature...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-20/letter-we-need-experienced-leader-cat
Letters
Williams is 'absolutely' Road proponent

...trust so they "know that what (I) say is well-thought out and reliable."He will work to convince them that "capital move legislation is not in the best interest of Juneau or in the best interest of the state," Williams said.Egan was a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-17/williams-absolutely-road-proponent
Local
'Dreams' and 'cabin fever'

...supplemental environmental impact statement also touches on "capital move" - the effort to relocate Alaska's capital to a central location."Lack of highway access is often cited by capital move proponents as one of the reasons to move the state capital...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/dreams-and-cabin-fever
Local
So far, 3 of 14 commissioners chose Juneau

...D-Juneau, is the son of former Gov. Bill Egan and a founding member of the Alaska Committee, a group formed to fight capital move efforts."Way back when, my dad required (commissioners) to be here, except for the adjutant general," he said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-26/so-far-3-14-commissioners-chose-juneau
Local | AK legislature
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...decided to not seek funding for the west-side road.When voters in 1982 decided they didn't want to pay for the capital move, Juneau's state-capital status was secured, and the west-side road returned as an option.As envisioned under...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/reviewing-all-options-old-and-new
Local

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