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Rep. Norm Rokeberg wants us to show a little bit of "compassion and understanding" for those who haven't had a DWI in 15 years or more and were...
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Bill would stop minimum wage inflation proofing JUNEAU - House Rules Committee Chairman Norm Rokeberg wants to repeal the requirement that Alaska's minimum wage rise with the consumer price index. The inflation-proofing requirement...
McGuire pushes ahead of Rokeberg in primary

Rep. Lesil McGuire held an early lead Tuesday night against House colleague and veteran lawmaker Norm Rokeberg in a South Anchorage Senate race. Sound off on the important issues at With eight of 12 precincts reporting, McGuire was ahead...
Boiler backlog remedy explodes in committee

A proposed fix to a backlog in boiler inspections blew up Monday. House Labor and Commerce Committee Chairman Norm Rokeberg called House Bill 326 ``outlandish,'' and told state Labor Department officials they'd have to come up with...
Anchorage lawmaker tries again to move sessions

Add one more item to that list of sure things. You can depend on death, taxes and Rep. Norm Rokeberg to try to move legislative sessions out of Juneau. The Anchorage Republican has filed another bill to move the sessions to his...

...Anchorage Republican has reintroduced a bill calling for a new building for the state Legislature. The bill by Rep. Norm Rokeberg would direct a panel of lawmakers to write specifications for construction of a new legislative hall by Dec. 15...
Lawmakers introduce legislation for Whittier private prison

...private prison to be built in Whittier. Republican Reps. Norm Rokeberg and Mike Hawker filed the bill Friday that also would...They are sponsored by Anchorage Republicans Rep. Norm Rokeberg and Sen. Ben Stevens. The 2002 and 1999 Legislatures...
Bill could help drunks get home safely

...their vehicles could get a ride home if a bill that passed the House on Tuesday has its intended effect. State Rep. Norm Rokeberg, an Anchorage Republican, introduced the bill, which limits liability for taxis transporting drunken drivers' cars...
Happy hour at the Alaska State Capitol

...dissatisfied with the Juneau bar scene, I was happy to hear I can be hanging out at the Capitol drinking during poker night. Norm Rokeberg, you are the Republican Par-tay! What are you guys doing Thursday? Sure, there are thousands of state workers...

...Friday's Juneau Empire incorrectly characterized preliminary cost estimates for a drunken driving bill sponsored by Rep. Norm Rokeberg. State agencies initially estimated the cost of the original version of the bill at more than $100 million. About...


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