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State to appeal setnet initiative ruling

...decision that would permit a ballot initiative that could ban setnets in certain parts...Alliance, or AFCA, filed a ballot initiative petition in 2013 seeking to ask voters...Gov. Mead Treadwell rejected the initiative in January, based on a state Department...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-10/state-appeal-setnet-initiative-ruling
State
Photos: Tesla comes to town

...Council on Friday. Hall completed the trip from Arizona to Fairbanks this week as part of an effort to raise awareness for electric cars. Hall made sure to stop in Juneau after hearing about the JEDC's electric vehicle initiative.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-17/photos-tesla-comes-town
Local
Alaska Editorial: Setnet initiative inappropriate for fish regs

...rejection of a proposed ballot initiative to ban commercial setnets in the...and elsewhere in the state.The initiative was filed by the Alaska Fisheries...allocation between user groups. This initiative is a vote of "no confidence...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-03/alaska-editorial-setnet-initiative-in
Opinion
Search for QB allows teams to save cash

...Vikings and was voted the team's defensive MVP in 2007.In his new post, Henderson will help develop new youth football initiatives, with a particular focus on player health and safety. He'll also be responsible for widening the program's reach outside...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-14/search-qb-allows-teams-save-cash
Sports
Fairbanks pollution initiative to appear on ballot

...gathered for a ballot initiative seeking to renew...Heating Protection Initiative" will appear on...in a series of initiatives that have barred...voter-approved ballot initiatives for two years. The last initiative passed in 2012...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-25/fairbanks-pollution-initiative-appear-b
State
APOC approves advisory opinion on ballot measures

...Huggins.The advisory opinion referenced a legislative ethics committee decision that found action to support or oppose an initiative was related to lawmakers' duties.But the advisory opinion said that in the future when lawmakers use state resources to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-13/apoc-approves-advisory-opinion-ballot-m
State
Senators push for fish research in Juneau

...S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell in July. "Further, the U.S. Forest Service has a number of pressing issues and initiatives that justify an Alaska-based fisheries position." Begich said the most pressing issues were climate change vulnerability...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-05/senators-push-fish-research-juneau
Local
UA president offered bonus as budget is cut

...Alaska Anchorage, questioned whether a bonus was necessary, given that Gamble has publicly committed to seeing through some initiatives he started."There was no external evidence that he needed motivation to stay," he said.Abel Bult-Ito, a neurobiology...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-30/ua-president-offered-bonus-budget-cut
State
UAS closing facilities, cutting jobs

...unanimous that Gamble deserved the perk. The board voted 10-1 to approve Gamble's new contract.Jacobson said numerous initiatives and improvements have marked Gamble's years at the helm, including higher graduation rates, mandatory student advising...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-31/uas-closing-facilities-cutting-jobs
Local
Treadwell, Miller trade jabs at debate

...turning down abortion-related initiatives in their respective state...Supreme Court that made the initiative seeking to outlaw all abortions...Sullivan said in denying the initiative, adding he felt he had fidelity...Treadwell said another initiative also seeking to ban abortions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-06/treadwell-miller-trade-jabs-debate
State

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