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Dunbar: 'I believe in local governance'

...30-year-old Democrat Forrest Dunbar is still battling to unseat 41-year incumbent Don Young, the most senior Republican representative in Congress. Dunbar, a Yale law school graduate and first lieutenant with the Alaska Army National Guard...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-19/dunbar-i-believe-local-governance
State
Election Day turns into night of the Sullivans

...the vote by midnight. Eighty-one-year-old Young has held his office since 1973 and is the most senior Republican Representative. Young challenger and Democrat Forrest Dunbar garnered the nomination for his party by securing 64 percent...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-20/election-day-turns-night-sullivans
Local
Who gave what to where

...advocated for what. Upon closer examination, however, the state capital budget reveals it was Juneau's sole Republican representative who gave extra funding for education during the 2014 legislative session. Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-03/who-gave-what-where
State | Local
Juneau businessman, statesman passes

...service."He was a champion for Southeast Alaska," Mallott said. Engstrom was elected to state office as a Republican representative in 1965, and two years later he moved up to the state Senate, where he served until 1971. Notable events from...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-08/juneau-businessman-statesman-passes
Local
Some regrets over having 90-day session

...Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks, who volunteered to circulate petitions for 90-day advocates like Jay Ramras, then a Republican representative from Fairbanks, at the time of the initiative, said the public process has suffered since the session length...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-07/some-regrets-over-having-90-day-session
State
Advocates tout independent ferry authority

...ferry system from changes in administrations, making it more business-oriented and less political. Three Republican representatives from ferry-dependent communities have introduced House Bill 294, creating a new entity outside of the Department...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012108/sta_20080121002.shtml
News
Prison bill moving in Senate

...the protection of the strongest anti-drunk driving laws in the country," said sponsor Norm Rokeberg, a Republican representative from Anchorage. The bill raises the fine for a first-time offense from $250 to $1,500; allows 10-year...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051302/sta_prison.shtml
News
Weyhrauch leads Juneau candidates in contributions

The first round of campaign donation disclosure statements is in for state candidates, and local Republican Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch has raised more than all the other Juneau candidates combined.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080504/loc_weyhrauch.shtml
News
Alaska budget forecast: $5 billion annual surplus

...more than $11 billion in "unrestricted" revenue toward state coffers. But while the forecast looks fat, Republican Representative Tammie Wilson of North Pole says that Alaska should invest in capital spending, noting that only one-third...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112810/reg_742594825.shtml
Regional News
Alaska editorial: The Wilderness Act has continuing consequences

...604 acres, most of it in Nevada. Does the nation now have enough official wilderness? In Congress, the Republican representative who heads the House subcommittee that oversees wilderness areas has said the pace of adding to the total acreage...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091404/opi_wildernessact.shtml
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