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Group calls for session move costs

...failure to appoint the so-called FRANK Commission. That commission, according...Jacobus. Jacobus says that the FRANK Commission - an acronym for Fiscally Responsible...ensuring that the report of the FRANK Commission "may be disseminated to the...
Judge rules calculating move costs can wait

...move." A 1994 ballot initiative established the FRANK Commission, which is charged with determining the costs of...Christen stated. He noted that appointing the FRANK Commission for every certified initiative would mean that the...
Capital grab then and now

...abandoned when voters rejected paying for the venture. In 1978 Alaskans approved a one-time initiative creating the FRANK Commission, which required that voters know and approve the cost of a capital move. In 1982 voters rejected by 77 percent...
Pro-move group calls for new election

...Jacobus said he will argue that a new election should be based on signatures already collected. "We want the FRANK Commission to be appointed and then we want a new election," Jacobus said. "So far everybody has to guess what the costs...
State Briefs

...Efficient Government, which favors the initiative to move legislative sessions, wants Gov. Tony Knowles to assign the FRANK Commission to study the cost of the session move before the Nov. 5 election. FRANK is an acronym for Fiscally Responsible...
Pro-movers turn to court for support

...governor should have appointed the FRANK Commission to study the cost of the move...Knowles should have appointed the FRANK Commission in February, when the initiative...Knowles should have appointed the FRANK Commission in February, when the initiative...
Measure requires voter approval of Capitol move costs

...political parties from submitting paperwork for individuals to vote by absentee ballot. The bill also tasks the FRANK Commission with determining the cost of keeping the Capitol in Juneau. Stoltze said the issue had been dormant in his district...


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