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Conservationists challenge Haines jet boats in court

...nonprofit law office in Juneau, filed a three-party lawsuit against the state in Alaska Superior Court on Monday. It challenges Alaska Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Michael Menge's May 18 decision to deny a July 2005 appeal regarding...
My Turn: Proposition C is the right thing to do

...Behind Act (NCLB), reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. This federal education law will challenge Alaska's K-12 education system. There will be increased pressure to perform. As a state we are in the process of implementing...
Supreme Court approves petition signatures

...they signed the petition, the groups' attorneys claimed. The Supreme Court six months ago rejected that legal challenge. Alaska voters passed the cruise tax initiative in August. The new law imposes taxes and environmental and consumer disclosure...
Audit critical of Vocational Rehab Division may have inquired about it as part of "constituent services" that politicians provide. The division gave Challenge Alaska, a nonprofit group that hosts an annual wheelchair race, more than $15,900 over three years. Some funds were...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...operations would continue until the fishermen retired. He was worried additional compensation now would frustrate a legal challenge Alaska Gov. Tony Knowles is pursuing to assert state ownership of the park waters. In his letter, Botelho said Stevens...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Casey Corbin. ``There's quite a bit of road torn up,'' Corbin said. The decision by supervising organization Challenge Alaska to tamper with the race's basic format angered Don Brandon of Juneau, who began the race 16 years ago. ``That's...
Analysts: Budget drought ahead

...would have their stomach in knots," he said. But Teal said, for now at least, most states would welcome the challenges Alaska's lawmakers face. "My guess is if you told legislators in any other state your budget's pretty well balanced...
Alaska must capitalize on our assets to succeed in the 21st Century economy

...budget reserve and the entrepreneurial spirit of independent-minded Alaskans. Yet, our future prosperity faces challenges. Alaska's relationship with the federal government - a partnership which has accounted for about a third of our economy...
Cruise Association will challenge AK head tax

Cruise ship companies unhappy with Alaska's $50 cruise ship passenger head tax are expected to challenge the tax in federal court on constitutional grounds, possibly as soon as today.


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