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Reinbold booted from caucus

...convened Monday morning to announce that Reinbold had been replaced by other majority members on all but one panel - House Community and Regional Affairs.House Majority Leader Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, replaced Reinbold on the joint...
State | AK legislature
Committee moves bill with 12 marijuana plant limit for house

...A House committee has moved a bill that would limit households of two or more adults to 12 marijuana plants.The House Community and Regional Affairs Committee on Tuesday moved its bill enabling communities to set marijuana regulations.The bill...
Lawmakers hear need to change marijuana industry opt-outs

...sales and production.Cynthia Franklin, the executive director of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, told the House Community and Regional Affairs Committee Thursday that the initiative's language would not allow established villages to ban...
State | AK legislature
New version of pot bill scrapped

...McGuire said during the Senate majority press availability Monday morning.A regulatory bill introduced by the House Community and Regional Affairs Committee (HB75) will likely take the rest of session to work through the Legislature, she...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers hear from community officials on marijuana regulations

...communities to prohibit commercial activity associated with the drug and to create regulations regarding consumption.The House Community and Regional Affairs Committee is vetting a bill to address how communities get involved in the regulation process...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers hear from community officials on marijuana regs

...make some of the decisions about marijuana regulations but leave other choices to individual communities.During a House Community and Regional Affairs Committee hearing Tuesday, Matanuska-Susitna Borough Mayor Larry DeVilbiss said the borough's...
Bill making 20 Native languages official advances

JUNEAU - Amid cheers and clapping from spectators in a packed room, the House Community and Regional Affairs Committee advanced a bill symbolically making 20 Alaska Native languages official languages of the state along...
State | AK legislature
House committee advances officer firearm bill

...though several state troopers were in line to testify."We already had plenty of public testimony last week," House Community and Regional Affairs committee chairwoman Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, said before advancing the bill...
State | AK legislature
My turn: Haven House a safe home, not a halfway house

...Haven House. This will not be casual drop-in housing.Haven House participants won't be on their own. The Haven House community will provide mutual support. Haven House staff will provide the same kind of suggestions and support that people...
Haven House runs into zoning conflict

...home by City and Borough of Juneau definitions; Haven House's D-5 zoned neighborhood does not permit halfway houses, Community Development Director Hal Hart said. The organization filed a building permit in December to change the house's...


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