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Legislative digest for Sunday, April 13, 2014

The Alaska State Senate passed Senate Bill 216 on Friday, better known as "Erin's Law." Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, introduced the legislation to combat Alaska's high rates of child abuse.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-14/legislative-digest-sunday-april-13-2014
State | AK legislature
Chenault to propose AGDC amendment

JUNEAU - House Speaker Mike Chenault on Monday said he plans to propose allowing out-of-state residents to serve on the board of directors of a corporation that could play a key role in a major liquefied natural gas project in Alaska.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-01/chenault-propose-agdc-amendment
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Alaskans want the best, and HB383 will ensure it

When you get ready to make a significant decision in life, whether it is buying a car or home, choosing a career or having to work through a legal matter, you want the best on your side.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-11/my-turn-alaskans-want-best-and-hb383-
Opinion
My Turn: It's not complicated: Alaska needs board members serving residents' interests

The state legislature is considering a bill from House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, that would legalize the appointment of outsiders to the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation. Chenault's bill would allow Gov.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-07/my-turn-its-not-complicated-alaska-ne
Opinion
Nikiski Republican would let Outside residents serve on state gas corporation's board

The most powerful member of the state House of Representatives is working to quickly pass a bill that would allow non-Alaskans to serve on the board the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-04/nikiski-republican-would-let-outside-re
State | AK legislature
Men must become extra tough to stop violence against women

Alaska ranks in the top five in the nation for domestic and sexual violence. Even if it were in the top 50, that still would be too high.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-15/men-must-become-extra-tough-stop-violen
Local
Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault to host Juneau Rising

The Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and other local organizations will host Juneau Rising, an event organized to show strength and solidarity in rejecting violence against women and girls.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-02-14/council-domestic-violence-and-sexual-assa
Art
Around Town for Thursday, Feb. 14

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel. Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-02-14/around-town-thursday-feb-14
Local
One Billion Rising in Juneau

One Billion Rising in Juneau On Valentine's Day 2013, Juneau celebrated One Billion Rising with people all over the planet, bringing global attention to the epidemic of gender-based violence.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-02-24-0
Neighbors
AWARE awarded $807,547 grant

The Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, a statewide government funding agency, recently awarded more than $11 million to victim service providers and batterers' intervention programs across the state for the 2013 fiscal year.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-07-12/aware-awarded-870547-grant
Local

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