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Sullivan talks federal regs, military presence

...Such addresses are tradition among Alaska's U.S. senators, and this was the first for Sullivan, a Republican who won election last November.Sullivan said his efforts to limit the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency include support for a bill that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-24/sullivan-talks-federal-regs-military-pr
State
Consultant creates super PAC for Anchorage mayor's race

ANCHORAGE - An election tool usually seen in national politics is showing up in the Anchorage...Coffey" is Hackney's his first effort with a super PAC in a municipal election.Under the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court "Citizens United" decision...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-17/consultant-creates-super-pac-anchorage-
State
Infographic: Update: 29th Legislature Scoreboard

...introduced bills and one from the House.SB 6: Eliminates Daylight Saving Time.SB 19: Road service areas can grow without an election if a lot is split between two areas.A joint resolution is the most formal resolution; it must be approved by both houses...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-19/infographic-update-29th-legislature-sco
State | AK legislature
Fishermen's vote displays rift in marketing group

...continues, it might be time to limit how often members can vote on it. The organization is spending about $10,000 on this election, he said."It's a huge distraction, it's expensive, and it keeps us from doing the work that a majority of the membership...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-20/fishermens-vote-displays-rift-marketing
State
Alaska fishermen consider leaving marketing association

...continues, it might be time to limit how often members can vote on it. The organization is spending about $10,000 on this election, he said."It's a huge distraction, it's expensive, and it keeps us from doing the work that a majority of the membership...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-19/alaska-fishermen-consider-leaving-marke
State
House passes bill pushing back annual disclosure deadline

...elects to use it. Larger communities could choose to exempt their municipal officers from the reporting requirement. Such an election in either case would be by a vote of the people, the bill states.It also would allow a public official to request a waiver...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-19/house-passes-bill-pushing-back-annual-d
State | AK legislature
Pope Francis at 2-year mark

...the favorability ratings for Pope Benedict XVI even among more orthodox, church-going Catholics."Two years after his election, Francis has made the face of the papacy irreversible," Italian Vatican analyst Marco Politi wrote recently. "Returning...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-13/pope-francis-2-year-mark
Not For Web
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...efficiency improvements. HB119Strengthens the anti-Pebble Mine language passed in Ballot Measure 4 during last fall's general election. HB120Drivers for Uber and Lyft are not covered by workers' compensation laws. HB121Revises and updates the state's uniform...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-11/legislature-enters-second-half-heres-on
State | AK legislature
Guard taps Dunbar to help rewrite military justice code

...Judiciary Committee, chaired by Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, have introduced similar bills.Dunbar received 41 percent of the vote in the November election and was defeated by incumbent U.S. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-05/guard-taps-dunbar-help-rewrite-military
State
Alaska Editorial: Pamphlet problems

...Is there a better sign that an election is imminent than the arrival to...papery mass that is the state's election pamphlet?While many Alaskans usually...their minds made up long before election day thanks to personal ideologies...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-20/alaska-editorial-pamphlet-problems
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