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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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