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My Turn: Stand up and stop the crazy education cuts

...so they must not let anyone take advantage of the crisis to make unwise cuts.Three major issues brought me to Juneau.? Legislators must keep additional funding passed last year. The three-year package was modest but is at least stable. The...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-09/my-turn-stand-and-stop-crazy-educatio
Opinion
Ferry system budget slashed in committee

...look similar to the numbers of the road system and they're two entirely different systems," he said.All three Juneau legislators spoke out against the subcommittee's action at the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Tribes of Alaska's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/ferry-system-budget-slashed-committee
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Trash the capitol move idea

...Bill Walker has said he does not favor moving the capitol, and Stoltze's proposal will be opposed from every Juneau legislator and (we suspect) many others tired of Anchorage being the tail that wags Alaska's dog.Bills like Stoltze's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-13/empire-editorial-trash-capitol-move-i
Opinion
In Memory

Allan Engstrom plays his violin at a service for his father, Elton Engstrom Jr., at the Northern Light United Church on Thursday. Engstrom Jr., a former Juneau legislator and business owner, died Nov. 6 at the age of 78.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-15/memory
Local
Juneau businessman, statesman passes

Elton Engstrom Jr., a former Juneau legislator and current business owner, has passed.Engstrom, 78, was born in Juneau in the midst of the Great Depression, and he spent...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-08/juneau-businessman-statesman-passes
Local
Restored bell tower now adorns St. Nicholas Church

...Legislature in 2010.Former governor Sarah Palin vetoed funding for the preservation efforts when she was in office, but Juneau legislator Rep. Beth Kertulla helped obtain the grant later on, said ROSSIA board member and volunteer Rebecca Shaffer.ROSSIA...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-11-25/restored-bell-tower-now-adorns-st-nicho
Local
Special session breakdown, Egan defection among top state news in 2012

...about-face, the Supreme Court decided on May 22 that it preferred an earlier map, leaving neither Munoz nor fellow Juneau legislator Rep. Beth Kerttula, the Democratic minority leader, with an obvious primary opponent. Indeed, neither faced...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-04/special-session-breakdown-egan-defectio
State
Legislators lament lack of education commissioner

...things providing education and employment training programs. At a recent Native Issues Forum in Juneau, he asked Juneau legislators why they hadn't ever seen the state's Commissioner of the Department of Education and Early Development...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020411/sta_780657430.shtml
News
Many familiar faces return to offices of Juneau legislators

There are new faces in each of the offices of the Juneau legislative delegation for the new legislative session, but most of the names will be familiar to those who have dealt with the delegation in the past.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011911/loc_772093304.shtml
News
Fund-raising campaign

...services programs, we felt like we wanted to take the emphasis back to the community," said Miller. So she asked Juneau legislators Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch and Rep. Beth Kerttula and Sen. Kim Elton to chair the campaign committee. They accepted...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110703/loc_unitedway.shtml
News

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