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Munoz: Juneau can host next special session

...in April, but legislators weren't done meeting.They ended up packing up and moving the show to the new legislative information office in downtown Anchorage, a building that caught negative attention this year when it was revealed that the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-24/mu%C3%B1oz-juneau-can-host-next-special
Local
House, Senate end first special session, start second

...after that said it would do the same.The Senate came to order a little after 11 a.m. in Anchorage's new legislative information office downtown. Sen. Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, stood right away and called for an adjournment. He asked...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-21/house-senate-end-first-special-session-
State | AK legislature
Committee reverts Erin's Law to original version

...said she was committed to listening to each person's testimony, even if it meant staying at the Anchorage legislative information office until midnight and that she hoped to push the bill through as quickly as possible.The Finance committee...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-11/committee-reverts-erins-law-original-ve
State
Empire Editorial: Unacceptable.

...halls but, apparently, that is no longer good enough. Instead, lawmakers want to meet in the Anchorage Legislative Information Office, a building with $200 automatic trash cans but no video streaming for the public. It's a building with...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-20/empire-editorial-unacceptable
Opinion
My Turn: The view from the Democratic side of the House

...Reappropriating U-MED Road monies; (3) Slowing or defunding megaprojects; (4) Not occupying the hotly disputed Legislative Information Office in Anchorage; and/or (5) Re-appropriating unencumbered Susitna-Watana Dam money. Under our approach...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-06/my-turn-view-democratic-side-house
Opinion
Senate Finance: We can't work until the House reaches agreement

...public testimony on the operating budget. More than 80 people showed up or called in to the new Anchorage legislative information office to advocate for specific line items or to tell the Legislature to eke out a compromise on the stalled operating...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-22/senate-finance-we-cant-work-until-house
State | AK legislature
First special session concludes

...after that said it would do the same.The Senate came to order a little after 11 a.m. in Anchorage's new legislative information office. Sen. Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, acting as the minority leader, stood right away and called for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-22/first-special-session-concludes
State | Local | AK legislature
Winners, losers from Legislative session

...elsewhere - mostly to Anchorage - had the Legislature choose the state's largest city and its newly renovated Legislative Information Office building for the venue for the second special session.Lawmakers conducted the regular session as normal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-14/winners-losers-legislative-session
State
Empire Editorial: Time for a legislative remodel

The Legislature needs some remodeling, and not the kind that took place at legislative information office in Anchorage. State government is broken, clearly, seeing as how we're a month past the scheduled end of the 90-day sessions...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-24/empire-editorial-time-legislative-rem
Opinion
Who are the Legislature's top earners?

...lawmakers are still getting paid for their work - even when nothing seems to be happening in the Anchorage legislative information office where they're now meeting.All legislators are paid a base salary of $50,400 per year according to state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-07/who-are-legislatures-top-earners
State | AK legislature

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