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Budget closeouts among things to watch in Legislature

...incumbent Sean Parnell.Fleener has since been named a special assistant to Walker, advising him on Arctic issues.The law calls for a new governor to appoint a successor to the office of lieutenant governor should that office become vacant.
State | AK legislature
Not done yet

...waning days of the legislative session, and a lack of consensus sent the session past its scheduled end of Sunday. State law calls for a 90-day session, but the Alaska Constitution allows lawmakers to meet for up to 121 days.Hawker said funding...
State | AK legislature
House Resources version of gas-line bill takes shape

...Parnell's appointment of a Texas man and former pipeline company executive to the board. Critics of the appointment say the law calls for Alaska residents to serve on Alaska boards and commissions. Parnell has argued that under the state constitution...
State | AK legislature
Legislature misses initiative hearing timeline

...legislative hearings on certified initiatives within 30 days of the start of session.That never happened this year.The law calls for the lieutenant governor to hold hearings around the state at least 30 days before an election on initiatives scheduled...
State | AK legislature
UN report wants moratorium on killer robots

...inaction, allow a human being to come to harm."Report author Christof Heyns, a South African professor of human rights law, calls for a worldwide moratorium on the "testing, production, assembly, transfer, acquisition, deployment and use" of...
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Groups seek decision on southeast wolves

...petitioned to list Alexander Archipelago wolves in August 2011. An attorney for the center, Rebecca Noblin, said federal law calls for a decision within 90 days about whether additional protections may be necessary."Two years ago we were worried...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Law calls for cruise lines to report ship pollution...first legislative port of call Tuesday. Law calls for cruise lines to report ship pollution...port of call Tuesday. Home>Archives> Law calls for cruise lines to report ship pollution...
Law calls for cruise lines to report ship pollution

A bill that would require big cruise ships to report on the kinds and amounts of pollutants they're producing made its first legislative port of call Tuesday.
Bill resetting minimum cigarette prices passes the House on Friday is expected to correct a flaw in the state's existing minimum price law for cigarettes. That law calls for a minimum 4.5 percent wholesale markup and an additional 6 percent retail markup. But Sen. Lesil McGuire says...
Regional News
Bush nominates Pearce to be pipeline coordinator year after the completion of the natural gas pipeline project, according to a White House announcement. The 2004 law calls for the coordinator to oversee the "expeditious discharge of all activities by federal agencies with respect to an Alaska...


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