Legislator seeks delay in marijuana-concentrates regulations

JUNEAU - A Homer legislator has proposed delaying regulations for marijuana concentrates to allow officials to focus this year on rules for the sale and growth...
State | AK legislature
Southeast lawmakers talk budget and different words

...from last session one step further.The Democratic Sitka legislator introduced a bill in 2014 that identified 20 Native languages...legislation of his own. Sen. Bert Stedman, R-District RSitka legislator Stedman said he is almost completely focused on the state's...
State | Local | AK legislature
Hare beats tortoise

...point-scoring bill, Coghill said a legislator might also pre-file another kind of...Egan said.By not prefiling a bill, a legislator can put together a coalition of is essentially a sign that a legislator is going to vote for a particular bill...
State | Local | AK legislature
Walker appoints three to cabinet

...said. "Ron has a good grasp of the changes necessary to improve the operational efficiencies."Cotten, a former state legislator and member of three fisheries boards, was the sole candidate nominated by both the Board of Fisheries and the Board of Game...
My Turn: Alaska is ready for Erin's Law

...abuse than by these other threats. Teaching kids about personal body safety is essential to keeping them safe. Let your legislator know that it's time to pass Erin's Law. ? David Holthouse is a reporter who lives in Anchorage.
Governor, Juneau delegation greet newcomers

...we're going to find out.'"The new legislator luncheon is a tradition that takes place...the Legislative Affairs Agency's new legislator orientation, which started Wednesday...she remembered going through the new legislator training six years ago in downtown's...
Local | AK legislature
Bill attempts to attract out-of-state interns

...paid a minimum of $8.75 per hour effective Feb. 24. Currently, only UA's practicums are exempted from the law. The legislator introduced the bill last session after an Alaskan who was attending law school out of state (there are no law schools in...
Local | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Trash the capitol move idea

...Gov. 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 have come...
Legislator wants to clarify pot rules

...Lynn addresses could be dealt with by the ABC board or a potential marijuana control board, but was not surprised to see a legislator already working toward clarifying the initiative."(Lynn) is getting out ahead and we expect other legislators to do the...
Man indicted in death of Alaska prosecutor

...assume responsibility for Fischer's prosecution," Welch wrote.Sullivan, a former Army attorney and Washington state legislator, began dating the woman on Nov. 21. She told authorities she had been under the impression that Fischer was comfortable...


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