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Salary decrease squeaks through House

...testimony on House Bill 176, the 40 members of the House voted 21-19 to pass it on to the Senate.At first, Rep. Jim Colver, R-Palmer, voted "no" on the bill, tying it up 20-20. But he changed his vote and the legislation eked by...
State | AK legislature
House OKs higher hunting, fishing fees

...ultimately can't support it," said Rep. Andy Josephson, D-Anchorage.Josephson's remarks were rebutted by Rep. Jim Colver, R-Palmer, who replied that the bill is not related to predator control. "This bill does not have any directed...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Editorial: Jury duty legislation ill-conceived

...intentions, but the Legislature should reject it for the damage it would do to a bedrock institution of democracy.Rep. Jim Colver, R-Palmer, introduced the bill. He says excusing schoolteachers from jury service during the school year will prevent...
Three things to watch

...hear a bill Monday that would exempt teachers from jury duty during the school term. In his sponsor statement, Rep. Jim Colver, R-Palmer, called it a straightforward proposal to try to keep teachers in the classroom. An education bill passed...
State | AK legislature
Governor, Juneau delegation greet newcomers

...are engaged in a common endeavor," Claman said to his colleagues. "That's what I tell myself every day."Rep. Jim Colver, R-Hatcher Pass, owns a surveying company and has government experience as a former member of the Mat-Su Borough...
Local | AK legislature
Board takes steps to aid Mat-Su salmon

...pike, shore erosion and other habitat problems have diminished Mat-Su salmon returns.Mat-Su Borough Assemblyman Jim Colver praised the board after the vote and called it historic."We will look back on this action to implement conservation...
State | AK legislature
Mat-Su Assembly votes to store ferry month and the other is in October. Company officials said they wanted an assembly decision by Friday.Assemblyman Jim Colver voted for storing the vessel but called the moving expense "inflated."Assemblyman Steve Colligan also voted for pursing...
Mat-Su assembly upholds prison sewer contract

...uphold the contract for building the water and sewer system at the new Goose Creek prison. KTUU reports assembly member Jim Colver said the contract awarded to Valley Utilities was unfair because one of the company's owners had previously worked...
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Around the state

...Anchorage judge has thrown out a request to start a recall petition against Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly member Jim Colver. In Thursday's action, Superior Court Judge Peter Michalski said claims against Colver were too vague for the recall...
State Briefs

...They said they also were discouraged by a recent court ruling that threw out a recall petition against Assembly member Jim Colver because the claims against him were too vague. The claims in all three recall efforts are nearly identical. The recall...


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