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Kenai students take over city for a day

...city council is the legislative branch that creates laws and the service the police department provides through the executive branch is enforcing the laws," Harper said. "They get the realization that it isn't as easy as it looks and there...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-21/kenai-students-take-over-city-day
State
From the classroom to the campaign trail

...same thing: It's a great job. You work with the governor to build trust and increase the effectiveness of the executive branch. I can't wait to have Governor Mallott. I'm very focused in my role as lieutenant governor to amplify and help...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-18/classroom-campaign-trail
Local
Parnell signs budget bills, makes no vetoes

...its use by the law, constitution or something else."We have a functioning legislative branch and a functioning executive branch working together for the benefit of Alaskans," he said.He listed as accomplishments a plan to provide additional...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-29/parnell-signs-budget-bills-makes-no-vet
State
Some answers on oil taxes

...pass the House. So during those two years, there were a lot of consultants both for the legislative branch and the executive branch that had drilled down and identified five key problems with ACES...(Following the session) everybody had sort...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-14/some-answers-oil-taxes
State
Ethics bill targets executive travel and legal fees

...Legislature should write the ethics rules that apply to the executive branch, not someone within the branch, an Anchorage lawmaker...committee Tuesday laying out when the state will pay for executive branch travel for officials and family members. It also...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022410/sta_567039708.shtml
News
The overreach of executive power

...project reviews are fragmented, local and tribal governments are sidelined, and too much power is concentrated in the executive branch, particularly the Department of Natural Resources.Resource development projects often involve multiple activities...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-09/overreach-executive-power
Opinion
Committee advances bill rejecting pay raises

...Tuesday.The bill would reject pay raises that were recommended by the State Officers Compensation Commission as a way for those offices to catch up with pay increases for other executive-branch employees.It has already passed the Senate.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-04/committee-advances-bill-rejecting-pay-r
State
Young talks states' rights, oil and gas development

...he said."Every president very frankly for the last seven presidents has tried to accumulate power within the executive branch and in doing so we've lost the legislative capability to direct this country," Young said.He said the country...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-21/young-talks-states-rights-oil-and-gas-d
State | AK legislature
Senate panel advances bill rejecting pay increase

...commissioners, to catch up with pay increases for other executive-branch employees. It called for raising the governor's...people running for office - particularly with the executive branch - aren't running for the pay but for the chance...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-03/senate-panel-advances-bill-rejecting-pa
State
Senate rejects pay raises for top state officials

...lieutenant governor and department heads, mainly referred to as commissioners, to catch up with pay increases for other executive-branch employees.It called for raising the governor's salary from $145,000 a year to $150,873, and the lieutenant...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-11/senate-rejects-pay-raises-top-state-off
State | AK legislature

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