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Lawmakers discuss right-to-die legislation

...2014.Oregon has allowed people to make that choice since the 1990s. It is also legal in several other states.The proposed law would apply only to Alaska residents who have six months or less to live, and it would require that they work with...
State | AK legislature
'I'm Just a Bill' How legal review can affect a proposed law

...might have a major impact on its final form. Is a proposed law constitutional? How will the new law affect pre-existing...state constitutions, and to advise the legislator if a proposed law is preempted by federal law or not within the Legislature's...
Bill aims to curtail conflicts of interest

...Wielechowski said. "To allow an anonymous whisper objection to force you to vote is just fundamentally not right."The proposed law also closes a loophole to include contracts with companies worth at least $10,000, and also adds a provision to...
State | AK legislature
'Civil remedy' proposed for unborn child deaths

Jon and Kimberly Goodwin's son may not have ever taken a breath, but his name is attached to a proposed law giving grieving parents the chance to sue if their unborn child dies because of someone else.The proposal is being called "Jackson's...
State | AK legislature
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Proposed law links fuel tax to state transportation...change in the constitution becomes law. Proposed law links fuel tax to state transportation...constitution becomes law. Home>Archives> Proposed law links fuel tax to state transportation...
Proposed law links fuel tax to state transportation projects

Fuel taxes would power transportation projects if a proposed change in the constitution becomes law.
Attorneys pan ethics-complaint provision

ANCHORAGE - A proposed law to fine anybody who speaks publicly about an ethics complaint against an Alaska lawmaker would likely be tossed out by the courts...
Writer of ethics bill unhappy with changes

A proposed law to place restrictions on speaking publicly about ethics complaints against...under the same law as a public employee," he said. The aim of the proposed law is to protect a state employee's reputation until the state personnel...
Bill requires restaurants to identify farmed salmon

A proposed law that would require restaurants to disclose on their menus whether the salmon they serve is wild or farmed wouldn't be a hardship...
Consumer advocates rally behind auto bill

ANCHORAGE - Consumer protection advocates are seeking public support for a proposed law that would require automobile dealers to tell prospective buyers about a car's history and defects. House Bill 182 also would...


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