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Primary could shake up state's legislative makeup

...Southeast, Rep. Jim Elkins, R-Ketchikan, who is battling liver cancer, is toe to toe with Kyle Johansen, a lobbyist for the city and former legislative aide.
'One of the few who carried the banner'

...Roger Shattuck said. "He shot a 78 when he was age 79. Shooting your age is considered an accomplishment." Lobbyist for the city Clark Gruening, who has been involved in recent battles to keep the capital in Juneau, called Shattuck a "pioneer...
My Turn: Income tax is fair, hiking fees are not

...some priorities skewed towards all the citizens be set? It would seem if $175,000 can be spent annually on lobbyists for the city that somehow sewer and water rates could be lower. To be fair, this disdain towards the common people is reflected...
Juneau Color

...Alaska Permanent Fund Board and chief legislative lobbyist for the city of Juneau, also has been buffeted in the halls...later was an assembly member when Gruening became lobbyist for the city. He calls Gruening "one of my favorite people...
A poor choice for our city lobbyist

It takes one tour of the Department of Labor (DOL) building to recognize its nickname was born from a cynical tongue. The Plywood Palace has been plagued by water damage, mold and air quality problems.
Poll says 54 percent back legislative move

...point to make is they didn't ask the whole question," said Clark Gruening, Win's brother and legislative lobbyist for the city of Juneau. In 1994, voters approved the so-called FRANK initiative requiring state money can't be expended...
Weyhrauch meets with constituents

...the work of a legislator. George Davidson, a Juneau Assembly member in the mid-'80s and early-'90s, said lobbyists for the city also can work to provide a unified voice for the city's interests. Weyhrauch said he plans to hold more constituent...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Major funding and policy decisions are still pending, and Capitol veterans know to expect the unexpected during the horse-trading of the final few days.
Juneau Empire Story Archive're going backwards." Gruening, 57, chairman of the Alaska Permanent Fund Board and chief legislative lobbyist for the city of Juneau, also has been buffeted in the halls of government. There, too, he knows which way the wind is blowing...


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