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Opinion: Measuring 'the road's' value without subsidies

...access to relatively untouched areas of the Tongass National Forest. And as a state that's always disparaging our federal government for spending taxpayer money on the social welfare of other people, there's a bit of hypocrisy building a half-billion-dollar...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-16/opinion-measuring-roads-value-without
Opinion
Alaska pot supporters make deal with opponents

...pro-marijuana group, the Marijuana Policy Project. As of late last month, the figure was about $130,000."The federal government is spending billions of dollars a year enforcing the failed policies (of) marijuana prohibition. If a nonprofit...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-17/alaska-pot-supporters-make-deal-opponen
State | AK legislature
Hawaiian Airlines still tops on-time rankings, Alaska Airlines in second

Here are the federal government's rankings of how often airline flights arrived within 14 minutes of schedule in February:1. Hawaiian Airlines, 90.1 percent2...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-11/hawaiian-airlines-still-tops-time-ranki
Local
My Turn: Little to show for time, money spent on gas line

...producers have to get the agreements with the state and federal governments out of the way. Once they have those agreements...are in place between the producers and state and federal governments, then the project can be set aside and wait for...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-09/my-turn-little-show-time-money-spent-
Opinion
Alaska to sue for King Cove road

...is taking its fight with the federal government over a 10-mile, "life-saving...resolution last month urging the federal government to reconsider the Izembek Land...decided in December that the federal government "owed it to future generations...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-07/alaska-sue-king-cove-road
State | AK legislature
KSM part III: 'A perfect storm' for mining push?

...conclusions from the Canadian federal government on a project. Looking at Prosperity...southwest B.C., the Canadian federal government found several significant issues...found only one. The Canadian federal government rejected the mine's application...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/ksm-part-iii-perfect-storm-mining-pu
Outdoors
Senate Finance advances budget bill

...Legislative Finance Division.The committee approved an amendment to provide $2.1 million as a match should the federal government provide funding for - and the U.S. Interior Secretary reverse her decision on - a road linking the community...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-10/senate-finance-advances-budget-bill
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Alaska needs rational liquor laws, not bumbling bureaucracy

...seems intent on rationalizing its liquor laws, the federal government is going in the opposite direction. Last month...rules for alcohol production. Let's see if the federal government can follow Alaska's example.? Empire editorials...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-06/empire-editorial-alaska-needs-rationa
Opinion
Sealaska president opposes voucher bill, backs land turnover

...Settlement Act and working with the federal government to improve subsistence fishing...co-management among tribes, federal government and state government in Washington...organization is focused primarily on federal government issues due to the nature of...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-03/sealaska-president-opposes-voucher-bill
Local
Alaska Senate forum turns to subsistence

...said subsistence is not going to be won in the courtroom."I don't think that there's a solution where the federal government can mandate something or a state court or a federal court can mandate something and then you have a victory with...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-03/alaska-senate-forum-turns-subsistence
State | AK legislature

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