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Appeal erodes trust in 'Unity Ticket'

...ruling that would allow Alaska Native tribes to put land into federal trust.Trust status would prevent the state or local governments from taxing the land and allow tribes to control such things as access and many aspects of law enforcement."Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-26/appeal-erodes-trust-unity-ticket
State
My Turn: Open discussion needed on oil taxation

...Project.Sure, Alaska gets a royalty, oil companies pay a small corporate tax and property taxes go mostly to local governments, but the production tax has been Alaska's mainstay for state revenue.Finally, let's take a few red herrings...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-19/my-turn-open-discussion-needed-oil-ta
Opinion
Court hears polar bear habitat arguments

...square miles of polar bear critical habitat drew lawsuits from the state of Alaska, petroleum trade associations, local governments and Alaska Native businesses with interests in the Alaska Arctic. The state and the trade associations said the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-12/court-hears-polar-bear-habitat-argument
State
Marijuana committee to talk license limits

...operations, processing facilities, retail shops and any other marijuana-related businesses. One of the methods local governments will be able to use to limit the number of these businesses is by restricting the number of licenses it will award...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-13/marijuana-committee-talk-license-limits
Local
Federal appeals court hears arguments on polar bear habitat

...square miles of polar bear critical habitat drew lawsuits from the state of Alaska, petroleum trade associations, local governments and Alaska Native businesses with interests in the Alaska Arctic. The state and the trade associations said the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-11/federal-appeals-court-hears-arguments-p
State
Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

...offices are labor-intensive enterprises.Government will become a more dominant player as the federal, state, and local government share of health care rises to 47 percent in 2024, from 43 percent in 2013.There's no hard-and-fast rule...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-29/health-care-spending-accelerate-us-re
Not For Web
Sweet 16: Ohio Gov. Kasich enters prez race

...meanwhile there are more school levies on the ballot and local governments have to look into the faces of their citizens and...say Kasich's successes have come at a cost to local governments and schools, and that new Ohio jobs lack the pay...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-22/sweet-16-ohio-gov-kasich-enters-prez-
Not For Web
My Turn: State is prepared to walk its salmon talk

...women, conservation groups, industry, federal government, congressional delegation, state legislators, and local governments. We will not limit our engagement to one meeting, but will continue the dialogue as long as this administration remains...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-19/my-turn-state-prepared-walk-its-salmo
Opinion
Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground By LISA LEFF and DAVID KLEPPER

...Opponents warn higher wages will kill jobs and lead to higher prices. Sixteen states have passed laws barring local governments from setting their own minimum wage.Democrats, including presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-23/higher-minimum-wage-proposals-gain-gr
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My Turn: Walker on Medicaid expansion: It's time

...resolutions of support for Medicaid expansion from Petersburg to Barrow, chambers of commerce, church organizations, local governments, health care providers and more. A majority of Alaskans understand that Medicaid expansion makes sense for Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-17/my-turn-walker-medicaid-expansion-its
Opinion

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