My Turn: Losing our heads over taxes response to a legislative sub-committee proposal to impound statewide cruise ship head tax proceeds, CBJ Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl suggested Juneau could increase its own separate local head taxes above the existing $8. Currently, tourism communities...
Empowered pool board may answer to Parks and Rec.

...were torn over Jones' proposed amendment on Monday."I think this approach really has tremendous potential," Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl said. "I had been wracking my brain for the responsible way to try and empower a group of citizens passionate about...
For Gastineau Apts, tide changes again

...said the city would end up with the bill."I'm not ready to go down that road," he said.Jones, along with Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl, was concerned that the lot may sit dormant after demolition. The lot, if taken under eminent domain, is expected...
Hidden Valley subdivision gains ground or a maintained road to the site. Assembly members Jesse Kiehl, Maria Gladziszewski and Kate Troll voted against the...previously known about any vehicle access.Lands Committee members Jesse Kiehl and Jerry Nankervis had been primarily concerned that...
A prophet for the masses

...But the 5-foot-7 messenger is used to facing obstacles."I want to talk to every teenager in the state of Alaska," Jesse LeBeau said, standing before the Mendenhall Glacier on Thursday, "To say how it all comes down to getting better versus getting...
Where Juneau's weed would grow

...zoning codes."Colorado is closer to where Alaska is probably leaning," Senior Planner Beth McKibben said.Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl said before the meeting he felt Washington has been too restrictive.The current city code denotes residential zones...
Off with their head (tax)

...I'm not thrilled about (losing the $5 million) but hopefully cooler heads will prevail," Uchytil said. Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl, also an aide to Sen. Dennis Egan, said he hopes legislators will change their minds before the end of session...
City's cruise tax wish list includes 29 items

...on foot and bike, seasonal firefighters, Airlift Northwest aircraft cost funding and Capital Transit funding. Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl said he was concerned that some private enterprises were included on the list."I'm having a hard time spending the...
Senate's budget cuts go after schools, cruise ship head tax

...budget was built using last year's cap, so that part will need to be adjusted down by approximately $400,000. Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl, who works in Sen. Dennis Egan's office, said the added activities funding could stay in tact.The state's contribution...
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Napping worker in cargo hold bangs for aid as plane departs

...just departed when "the passengers in first class heard banging from underneath us and a person yelling for help," passenger Jesse Sycuro told Seattle television station KING.Passenger Robert Higgins of Jacksonville, Oregon, told Los Angeles TV station...


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