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Fairbanks voters to decide on marijuana tax

...sales on Monday. Fairbanks voters will decide in October whether to accept or reject the tax during Fairbanks' general election, reported The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner."If you look at this, we're not passing a tax, we're letting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-21/fairbanks-voters-decide-marijuana-tax
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Fairbanks to vote on marijuana tax

...sales on Monday. Fairbanks voters will decide in October whether to accept or reject the tax during Fairbanks' general election, reported The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner."If you look at this, we're not passing a tax, we're letting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-22/fairbanks-vote-marijuana-tax
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Walker: 'I will win and fight for you'

...may appeal to conservatives who hold outsized sway in Republican primaries, yet some could create challenges in a general election should Walker ultimately become the GOP's nominee. Voter ID laws, abortion restrictions, liberal gun policies...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-14/walker-i-will-win-and-fight-you
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Jeb Bush and allies hit their mark, raise $114M for prez bid

...more than $2,700 to the primary elections and, if Bush wins the GOP nomination, $2,700 he can spend in the general election.After making his candidacy official on June 15, Bush's campaign super-charged fundraising with a contest called...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-10/jeb-bush-and-allies-hit-their-mark-ra
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Voters to decide on altering Kenai elections

...if they pass, the Peninsula Clarion reported.Council members voted June 17 to include the measures in the next general election. One initiative would remove the requirement that each candidate submit 20 signatures to be listed on the ballot...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-25/voters-decide-altering-kenai-elections
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Anti-setnet group scrubs site after submitting signatures

...from three-fourths of Alaska's House districts, or 10 percent of the amount of Alaskans who voted in the last general election.The signatures were collected statewide, but the money behind them is not.To get them, AFCA paid Scott Kolhaas...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-11/anti-setnet-group-scrubs-site-after-sub
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Britain has a new princess

...Tony Appleton, reading from a scroll in a booming voice.Britain's political leaders - facing a hard-fought general election in just five days - rushed to congratulate the couple on the baby. Goodwill also poured in from the rest of the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-03/britain-has-new-princess
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HIGHER EDUCATION: The local option

...get it on the ballot requires a petition containing 35 percent of the number of voters who participated in the last general election.If a town votes to ban marijuana sale and importation (remember, banning possession/use isn't possible because...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/james-brooks/2015-06-05/higher-education-local
State releases over 4,000 email pages in National Guard case

...pages under court order just before the November election. Besides a few more emails released the night before the general election, the state didn't release any until providing reporters with a link to a 4,142-page PDF document Friday afternoon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-26/state-releases-over-4000-email-pages-na
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Judging judicial selections

...confirmed by a majority of lawmakers. If SJR3 were to pass both chambers, it would go before voters during the next general election.Kelly told the Empire on Thursday the resolution would improve the appointment process by adding more checks and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-08/judging-judicial-selections
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