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Lawmaker mulling proposed move of legislature to Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - A Republican state lawmaker is working on a bill that would move the AlaskaLegislature from Juneau to Anchorage.Incoming Sen. Bill Stoltze, of Chugiak...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-08/lawmaker-mulling-proposed-move-legislat
State
Ethics panel eyes how states collect fines

...how to do that during a meeting Wednesday in Juneau.The Select Committee on Legislative Ethics has no course of action if a lawmaker decides not to pay a fine. That's what the committee faces with a former state representative, Alan Dick, who was fined...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-22/ethics-panel-eyes-how-states-collect-fi
State
Southeast lawmakers talk budget and different words

...near streams where people practice subsistence fishing. The lawmaker said the DOT practice has been controversial in Haines and...elect Dan Ortiz, I-District 36Ortiz, a brand-new lawmaker who took over former Wrangell representative Peggy Wilson's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-14/lawmakers-talk-budget-and-different-wor
State | Local | AK legislature
Today in History

...the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Dec. 12, 1870, Joseph H. Rainey of South Carolina became the first black lawmaker sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives.On this date:In 1787, Pennsylvania became the second state to ratify the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-12/today-history
Local
Tribes tread carefully into pot discussions

...tribal president's office talked of expanding crops to include pot for medicinal but not recreational use, while a tribal lawmaker quickly declared his opposition."Criminal activity is just going to go up more, and drug addiction is going to go up more...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-23/tribes-tread-carefully-pot-discussions
State
Flags to be lowered for former state lawmaker

...lowered to half-staff on Tuesday to honor a former state lawmaker.Gov. Sean Parnell said in a statement that flags will be...who died Friday at the age of 70.The four-term state lawmaker was first elected in 1974, representing Fairbanks. He was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-01/flags-be-lowered-former-state-lawmaker
State
Kohring withdraws to help Sullivan in Senate race

JUNEAU - Vic Kohring, a former state lawmaker who pleaded guilty to a federal corruption charge in 2011, has withdrawn his candidacy for U.S. Senate in the interest of getting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-03/kohring-withdraws-help-sullivan-senate-
State
My Turn: Be ready to play legislator for a day

This November when you go to the polls, you will be a lawmaker - not just an elector.As a voter, you do pick a U.S. senator, congressman, governor, lieutenant governor and state representatives...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-03/my-turn-be-ready-play-legislator-day
Opinion
My Turn: It's a matter of trust; vote 'yes'

...facts" flying around about Ballot Measure 1, which Alaskans will vote on in the primary election this Tuesday. I am not a lawmaker or an oil industry insider. I'm a lay person looking at this issue from an everyday person's perspective. To me, there...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-18/its-matter-trust-vote-yes
Opinion
Lawmaker plans bill on conflict of interest rules

JUNEAU - An Anchorage lawmaker plans to introduce a bill in the next legislative session that would...abstain from voting. Wielechowski's office says currently a single lawmaker can force another legislator to vote, even if there's a significant...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-23/lawmaker-plans-bill-conflict-interest-r
State

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