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City mulls fence regs to protect moose

...say moose get caught up, or gored by the tips when they try to jump over them.The proposal from Assemblywoman Jennifer Johnston would outlaw such fences shorter than 9 feet unless the tips are removed or the spikes capped. She said constituents...
Study finds Port of Anchorage design is flawed

...engineers, and the Anchorage Assembly are scheduled to be briefed on the study's findings Nov. 9.Assembly members Jennifer Johnston, who chairs a committee overseeing the port, and Patrick Flynn, whose downtown district includes the port, on...
New Anchorage fireworks law may be modified

...limiting the size of fireworks," said Assemblyman Ernie Hall, who voted to allow the fireworks. Assembly member Jennifer Johnston said she'd like to discuss keeping the prettier fireworks but not the ones that go "kaboom." "I could see it...
Hikers get Rabbit Lake trail legalized but problems persist

...But they have to be maintained too." Anchorage assemblywoman and Chugach State Park Advisory Board chairwoman Jennifer Johnston said Canyon Road is really not a road at all. "Canyon Road is not platted, so technically it doesn't exist now...
Anchorage Assembly postpones mayor's proposal to restrict sidewalk-sitting, panhandling on it. He also wanted it to be reviewed by the city Public Safety Advisory Commission. With Assemblywoman Jennifer Johnston absent, the Assembly was evenly split on postponing the sidewalk debate to September, so the action failed. Sullivan...
Anchorage Assemblywoman running for Senate

ANCHORAGE - South Anchorage Assemblywoman Jennifer Johnston filed her intent Tuesday to run for the state Senate seat held by Con Bunde, who is not seeking re-election. The Anchorage...
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Anchorage budget gap expected to expand by $9 million

...The new shortfall combined with the one from January represent about 6 percent of the 2009 budget. Assembly member Jennifer Johnston, who chairs the panel's budget and finance committee, said she hadn't heard any details about the latest deficit...
Anchorage, unions seek quick decision from court on labor referendum

...of this ordinance deserve to vote on this. It's time to put an end to the wait," Asselin said.Assemblywoman Jennifer Johnston was a sponsor of a proposal to delay the vote. The delay was proposed to await the Supreme Court decision, she...
Anchorage mayor comfortable using his veto

...It's not right or wrong, just the way we are." "He's got a philosophy that he's very true to," said Jennifer Johnston, an assembly member who says she agrees with Sullivan's approach to the budget. No doubt the fact the assembly...
Anchorage assembly lets labor deal stand

...plans a new round of public hearings on $20 million in budget cuts to address shortfalls. The effort to rescind the IBEW contract vote was sponsored by Assembly Vice Chair Dan Coffey and South Anchorage Assemblywoman Jennifer Johnston.


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