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Court: Alaska tribe should settle own dispute over leadership

...a periodic election of a traditional council to serve as the governing body, with the first chief serving as the presiding officer.The other group claiming leadership is led by JoAnn Polston. She has served as the council leader for the past...
City will hear Haven House appeal

...the legality of the Tall Timbers Neighborhood Association's appeal. Commissioner Nicole Grewe was chosen as the presiding officer on both appeals.? Contact reporter Katie Moritz at 523-2294 or Follow...
Initiative hearings, securities things to watch

...House Judiciary Committee to the hearings.A 2010 state law called for a legislative committee selected by the presiding officers of the Alaska House and Senate to hold at least one hearing on an initiative deemed by the lieutenant governor to...
State | AK legislature
Alaska redistricting focuses on Legislature

...system in which the governor chose a board to advise him to one in which the governor chooses two members, the presiding officers of the Alaska House and Senate choose one and the chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court chooses one.The idea...
State | AK legislature
Legislature misses initiative hearing timeline

...a legislative committee selected jointly by the presiding officers of the Alaska House and Senate to hold at least...hearing process would start with a letter to the presiding officer from the lieutenant governor. He said he could...
State | AK legislature
2011-2012 Assembly holds last full meeting

...move that the Assembly accept the appeal, that the Assembly hear the appeal itself and I'll volunteer to serve as presiding officer," Wanamaker said.The Assembly approved Wanamaker's motion without objection.On the consent agenda, which includes...
Assembly approves $7M for Valley library

...Professional Plaza have reached agreement, and they have settled their suit," said Assemblymember Randy Wanamaker, presiding officer in the appeal. "The appeal has been withdrawn. It is no longer before the (Assembly), and the stipulation for...
3-day celebration planned for Legislature's centennial

...of a comprehensive roster of legislators being prepared by the Legislative Affairs Agency.Some photographs of presiding officers are missing from the roster, and LAA Executive Director Pamela Varni said staff are looking for more pictures.Rep...
FNSB clerk for more than 30 years retires she and her husband can spend more time with family in Florida.A resolution by the assembly was read aloud by Presiding Officer Diane Hutchison."My husband served previously, and the first thing he told me was when you get on the assembly...
Legislative session starts today

...secured the 11 votes needed to ascend to that position. But like the House, the Senate will hold a vote to elect its presiding officer."Although it's assumed, you still have to go through the vote process," Coghill explained.The House and...


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