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Commission: Alaska needs power improvements

...Sullivan Plant 2 and Matanuska Electric Association's 171-megawatt Eklutna plant, among others.North Pole Rep. Doug Isaacson and other Fairbanks-area legislators led the discussion held in Anchorage.Pickett said the utilities and the commission...
A 'different' kind of candidate the state would be less vulnerable to a collapse of the national economy. He praised North Pole Republican Rep. Doug Isaacson's bill to reform the Landlord and Tenant Act, but added that more could be done to encourage landlords to open more...
Alaska rental laws could change under Republican proposal change the Alaska Landlord and Tenant Act for the first time since the early 1990s.HB282, sponsored by Rep. Doug Isaacson, R-North Pole, includes minor technical updates and serious alterations to the tenant act, such as a section authorizing...
State | AK legislature
Housing reform bill advances; would allow landlords to seize PFDs

...Tenant Act for the first time in nearly two decades cleared a House committee hurdle Wednesday.Sponsored by Rep. Doug Isaacson, R-North Pole, HB282 moved out of the House Judiciary Committee without objection."I really like the bill...
State | Local | AK legislature
License perk for same-sex partners rejected in their home states from getting an Alaska license while they're in the state temporarily. HB212, from Rep. Doug Isaacson, R-North Pole, would extend that allowance to their spouses.Isaacson, in his sponsor statement, said not extending...
State | AK legislature
Questions raised over Alaska Native language bill

...State Affairs committee.Currently, English is the only official language for official business in Alaska.Rep. Doug Isaacson, R-North Pole, said he worried others will read an intent in the bill that's not there.Isaacson made his statement...
State | AK legislature
Panel moves bill honoring Alaska Native languages

...what many saw as too much emphasis on the word "official."One of those in opposition of the original bill, Rep. Doug Isaacson, R-North Pole, said he worked with Kreiss-Tomkins on the bill's language so that the word "official" would...
State | AK legislature
Bill makes APOC complaints confidential

...elected office, and yet not make our behavior until proven guilty a version for the media to toss around," said Rep. Doug Isaacson, R-North Pole.When asked Wednesday about the possibility of defendants leaking information to get the case dismissed...
State | AK legislature
Committee questions new DOT head on ferry changes

...process you went through to get where we are today."The vice chairman of the House Transportation Committee, Rep. Doug Isaacson, R-North Pole, said that being from the Interior, he was not intimately familiar with the ferry project, but...
House panel advances short-term driver's licenses

...short-term license holders to renew, according to Shelly Mellott, deputy director of the DMV.North Pole Rep. Doug Isaacson, who has added his name as co-sponsor of the bill, said he thinks the bill's secondary intent "is to not allow...


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