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House approves marijuana control board legislation

...advocacy perspectives on marijuana; a rural Alaska representative; and a member of the public if there is just one industry representative.Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, said she was told that 59 people have applied to be on the board so...
State | AK legislature
Gov: No Medicaid reform without expansion

...right thing, then that's fine with me."Last week, the House Finance Committee heard from health care industry representatives that while they are interested in pursuing reforms, funding is a concern. Health commissioner Valerie Davidson...
House panel advances bill creating marijuana board

...advocacy perspectives on marijuana; a rural Alaska representative; and a member of the public if there is just one industry representative.The new version of the bill specified that the rural representative had to live in a community of 7,000 people...
State | AK legislature
Alaska groups seek cut in salmon caught by pollock industry

...says the status of king salmon stocks has reached crisis proportions despite the closure of river fisheries.Industry representatives, however, say the harvest of king salmon bycatch has never come close to reaching those limits. They also...
Tongass planning meeting closes with hope

...optimistic," offered Les Cronk, a timber industry representative from Ketchikan, as the Tongass Advisory Committee...stakeholders from environmentalists to timber industry representatives making up the Tongass group, some had their...
Effort focuses on increasing housing in Anchorage

...state and local government representatives, nonprofits, local developers and a realtor. There are no retail industry representatives -- a function of tight schedules and lean management, Popp said.Right now, the group is in the process...
Industry could suffer if Big Thorne stalls Southeast Alaska is at risk of closing if the Big Thorne sale stalls or is cancelled through litigation, industry representatives and the U.S. Forest Service say.Viking Lumber Co. in Klawock is the only remaining mid-sized mill in...
New Alaska FAA chief focused on safety

...Sen. Lisa Murkowski, state Transportation Department Deputy Commissioner of Aviation John Binder and private industry representatives to gain perspective about what the state needs from the FAA in his first weeks in Alaska.Long said he assured...
Minority Democrats unveil oil tax plan

...rate and a progressive surcharge triggered when a company's production tax value hit $30 a barrel, which industry representatives said ate too deeply into profits, discouraging new investment. The surcharge also was credited with helping...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: The Tongass needs your voice

...organizations and Alaska Native corporation representatives.? Environmental and conservation organizations.? Timber industry representatives.? Federal, state and local government representatives.? Other commercial forest users, those holding...


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