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Assembly blocks marijuana paperwork

...during that session, and it remains unclear what the final results will look like.Assembly members Loren Jones and Mary Becker did not vote in favor of the amendment, but every other assembly member moved to approve it. It was passed unanimously...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-13/assembly-blocks-marijuana-paperwork
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Insurance payout will fund emergency school repairs

...the roof have already been patched, and Means said he is confident in the durability of the patches.Deputy Mayor Mary Becker asked new Public Works Director Rorie Watt about the life expectancy of Gastineau's roof if left with the patches...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-30/insurance-payout-will-fund-emergency-sc
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City slashes funding requests

...snow-clearing machines capable of handling narrow sidewalks."We don't want children in the streets," Deputy Mayor Mary Becker said.She referenced a need for all city sidewalks to be clear of snow and ice to protect children and community members...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/city-slashes-funding-requests
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Capital Transit gives bus routes another go

...on-time performance," Steedle told committee members. "Second is giving drivers adequate breaks."Deputy Mayor Mary Becker said that Riverside Drive seemed to be the main cause for cuts in other service areas. She told Steedle, it seemed...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-31/capital-transit-gives-bus-routes-anothe
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City officials launch daycare reform

...at a cost-effective capacity.Kako-Gehring met with Sen. Dennis Egan, Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl, Deputy Mayor Mary Becker and Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, on Tuesday to brainstorm revisions to the limit on the number of children allowed...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-23/city-officials-launch-daycare-reform
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Seniors prepare for tax exemption cuts

...seniors should continue to receive exemptions on necessities including food, electricity and fuel. Committee chairwoman Mary Becker said she could not imagine not including electricity and heat as necessities because otherwise it would be too large...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-05/seniors-prepare-tax-exemption-cuts
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Assembly silent on pot shops

...don't know what would come before the Assembly," she said in an email.Mayor Merrill Sanford and Assemblymembers Mary Becker, Debbie White and Jerry Nankervis did not respond to an emailed request for comment on this issue.With the 29th Legislature...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-21/assembly-silent-pot-shops
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Local cost of smoking may float higher

...tax hike in 2009. Juneau's annual tobacco revenue has decreased by 4 percent during the same time. Deputy Mayor Mary Becker inquired about other Alaskan communities that have raised tobacco sales taxes recently. Cox responded that Petersburg...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-13/local-cost-smoking-may-float-higher
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Daycare zoning code may change

...itself is already equipped with a small kitchen area and a large space ideal for a circular parking lot.Deputy Mayor Mary Becker said she was glad to see the issue addressed, especially because two local daycare centers recently closed. Puddle...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-10/daycare-zoning-code-may-change
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Juneau gains a sister city in the Philippines

...Sica, expressed a desire to pick up and move to the sister city's paradise. Mayor Sanford joked that Deputy Mayor Mary Becker was secretly planning an exchange with Kalibo Vice-Mayor Madeline A. Regalado."I know you don't have icebergs...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-04/juneau-gains-sister-city-philippines
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