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Water, sewer fees will rise in 2015

...and businesses will increase each year beginning Jan. 1 to help the city foot the bill for millions in long-needed infrastructure improvements. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly adopted an ordinance increasing the utility service rates...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-08/water-sewer-fees-will-rise-2015
Local
Group seeks to incorporate SE community

...effort filed its petition with the Alaska Local Boundary Commission.Incorporating would help the community with needed infrastructure projects, as well as attract new residents, according to petitioners Lee and Doris Greif. Edna Bay, northwest...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-29/group-seeks-incorporate-se-community
State
Worker housing a topic as planners discuss updating Comprehensive Plan

...would have made it the "primary responsibility" of mining companies to "develop" housing, roads and other needed infrastructure for its miners, sparking a discussion over whether the plan should call on businesses to provide living space...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-06-20/worker-housing-topic-planners-discuss-u
Local
My turn: Cruise ship head tax won't remedy state's fiscal gap

...the cruise line industry is willing to continue supporting efforts to keep our waters clean and help build the needed infrastructure in our ports then we should try to work with them. Head taxes won't fix our fiscal gap. But tourism will definitely...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051705/opi_20050517010.shtml
Opinion
Don Young is doing a great job for Alaskans

...traditional. Don Young and our congressional delegation, during good times and bad, have provided support for much-needed infrastructure to help Alaska get it's long-term economic legs. This is no small task. As well, the transportation bill...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/103106/let_20061031008.shtml
Opinion
Bridge is needed

...understanding of the issues in our community. As you are aware, we are a new state and are attempting to build needed infrastructure and to create new jobs here that will allow our young people to have good-paying jobs that benefit them and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111105/let_20051111023.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...don't bear disproportionate risks and costs.'' I agree with him that both projects offer an opportunity for needed infrastructure and hydroelectric energy. I also agree that, under certain circumstances, construction of both the intertie...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052499/Ope_weinsteinmt.shtml
Wielechowski says oil and gas jobs are up, Parnell disagrees

...asked to forgo billions of dollars in revenue each year which otherwise could go to improving education, building needed infrastructure, and saving for less prosperous times. They should not be duped or misled into making a decision of this magnitude...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-04-02/wielechowski-says-oil-and-gas-jobs-are-
State
Report slams BIA Alaska roads program

...practices has resulted in the loss of millions of dollars. The report said that has left Native Americans without needed infrastructure. Niles Cesar, who has directed the BIA's Alaska regional office since 1990, could not immediately be reached...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052509/sta_443651049.shtml
A fair head tax on cruise passengers

...reasonable taxes, port residents would be forced to shoulder all these improvements. Having passengers pay for needed infrastructure that welcomes 1,000 foot ships and many thousands of cruise tourists daily in a compressed season makes sense...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101609/opi_505487616.shtml

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