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My Turn: Driving away the formation of character

As a serious opponent of the road out of Juneau, I smiled when reading it won't be a funding priority during the upcoming legislative session. I'm hopeful that further funds won't be committed to the project, at least...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-26/my-turn-driving-away-formation-charac
Opinion
Bright moments in the Arts 2014

...not raise enough money on Kickstarter to continue the project for the 2015 legislative session, it looks like it got full funding, which means at least six segments. That makes me happy. (alaskarobotics.com/category/alaska-robotics-news...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-25/bright-moments-arts-2014
Art
My Turn: Leave the senior sales tax exemption alone

...subsidized recreational facilities like Eaglecrest, the pools, parks, and the ice rink worthy alternatives for consideration of funding from the cigarette tax? How much will the growing cruise ship passenger count add to the sales tax total? If the finances...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-25/leave-senior-sales-tax-exemption-alon
Opinion
City slashes funding requests

Juneau's state funding requests are being axed after the state...been designed and already has partial funding for construction of the plant, in accordance...added with money from last year's state funding. The facility itself is old and needs...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/city-slashes-funding-requests
Local
No family turned away

...program, now in it's 13th year, and the Alaska Peace Officer Association's "Shop with a Cop" program were in dire need of funding this year.Then their wishes were granted."We went from no toys, not even one, to 200 families being adopted," Rena...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-24/no-family-turned-away
Local
Sitka hospital to request loan from city

...limited tolerance, on the part of the public, to subsidize operations at the community hospital, given the acute demands for funding in the Sitka School District and other services provided to the residents of this community," Gorman said.The loss in operations...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-23/sitka-hospital-request-loan-city
State
Anchorage negotiates for police shooting range

...decade, in part because of restrictions for the use of facilities at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.The city's state funding request describes the project as a dedicated outdoor shooting facility, with four tactical shooting ranges. A small-arms...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-24/anchorage-negotiates-police-shooting-ra
State
Assembly pitches 1-year delay in opening pot shops

...will come from U.S. Department of Justice grants and $16,191 will come from the Roaded Area Fund balance."The grant funding provides for the purchase, travel, training and maintenance of a police K-9 through Sept. 30, 2015 ... and will be...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-23/assembly-pitches-1-year-delay-opening-p
Local
Alaska Editorial: UA system will need strong leadership, support from the state

...President Jerome Komisar, in a news release announcing his retirement after eight years on the job, referenced declining state funding."Diminishing state resources has been the great disappointment of the last several years," President Komisar said at the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-23/alaska-editorial-ua-system-will-need-
Opinion
Juneau Road not priority for Senate majority

...majority doesn't see the project as a funding priority in the upcoming legislative session...projects each year if the state can match the funding by 10 percent.Walker said during his...18 if the governor decides it's worth funding in the deficit."The Juneau Access Road...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/juneau-road-not-priority-senate-majorit
Local

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