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Some seniors predict exodus without tax exemptions

...continue to receive an exemption, "... it would just be smaller than it is today."MaryAnn VandeCastle of the Juneau Commission on Aging told the committee her organization still preferred the list of recommendations they presented a month ago...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-09/some-seniors-predict-exodus-without-tax
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Seniors prepare for tax exemption cuts

...be overly encouraged to buy expensive items - including cars - Outside.MaryAnn VandeCastle and Pat Watt of the Juneau Commission on Aging also noted that senior income is new money, received from Outside sources like Social Security, instead...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-05/seniors-prepare-tax-exemption-cuts
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Most seniors support equal taxes

...65 and older and a new exemption across the board for all residents regardless of age. Pat Watt, a member of the Juneau Commission on Aging, said the Assembly should "increase revenue in a way that's fair, and cut services. But please don't...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-24/most-seniors-support-equal-taxes
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Senior tax exemption up for public comment

...In 2013, it was $2.8 million.However, to many seniors with fixed incomes, the program is a big help. The Juneau Commission on Aging, a CBJ advisory committee that advocates for the city's seniors, has been researching the exemption...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-05/senior-tax-exemption-public-comment
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Assembly eyes tax changes

...This caused an uproar in the senior community, Juneau Commission on Aging Chairwoman MaryAnn VandeCastle said. People...group is no small part of the city's economy, Juneau Commission on Aging member Mary Lou Spartz said."Seniors...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-05/assembly-eyes-tax-changes
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Fourth of July Schedule

...Southeast, Parnell 2014, Discovery Southeast, Juneau Supports "Vote yes. Repeal the Giveaway," Juneau Votes, Juneau Commission on Sustainability - Juneau Electric Vehicles, Veterans for Peace/Juneau People for Peace and Justice, Yankee...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-30
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New cancer treatment center opens in Juneau

...and the Southeast region," Zimmerman said in the release. "The 2010 Juneau Senior Needs Survey prepared by the Juneau Commission on Aging found that respondents age 55 and older sought improved medical care specifically in oncology and cardiology...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-11/new-cancer-treatment-center-opens-junea
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City leaders question transit plan change

...do it all. Just the $200,000 to do the minimum is going to be a big challenge."Dixie Hood, a member of the Juneau Commission on Aging, said city leaders need to consider adding holiday service to the list of short-term objectives."A...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-14/city-leaders-question-transit-plan-chan
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Kate Troll

...Service: When I lived in Ketchikan, I served on their Borough Assembly. I currently volunteer for Hospice, the Juneau Commission on Sustainability (chair) and Juneau Jazz and Classics. For the last several years I've been a columnist for...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-13/kate-troll
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Local group seeks assisted living for seniors

...public meeting will be held June 26 at the Community Room in the Nugget Mall at 6:30 p.m. Host conveners are the Juneau Commission on Aging, the Juneau Community Foundation, the Juneau Economic Development Council and Senior Citizens Support...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-06-23/local-group-seeks-assisted-living-s
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