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My Turn: Keep public court documents public

The Alaska Press Club Board has approved the following resolution against Alaska Senate Bill 108, "An Act relating to the confidentiality of certain records of criminal cases; and providing...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-17/my-turn-keep-public-court-documents-p
Opinion
My Turn: Let the people vote to end same-sex marriage ban

...In the spirit of these ideals, I introduced Senate Joint Resolution 30 this session. SJR30 seeks to remove a provision of the...are many opponents to the concept. Since I introduced the resolution, some have contacted my office to voice their concerns...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-17/my-turn-let-people-vote-end-same-sex-
Opinion
Hughes apologizes for news release headline

...Chenault took responsibility for the news release, sent from the majority office Monday after legislative passage of the resolution. It was intended to support and recognize benefits of breastfeeding but wound up spawning jokes, some off-color.Hughes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/hughes-apologizes-news-release-headline
State | AK legislature
Hoonah's dock divide

...land. That could leave the dock behind a locked gate. The resolution approved by the Hoonah city council says Huna Totem will grant...policy."Moving ForwardAccording to the recently approved resolution, the dock will be located at Icy Strait Point, on city-owned...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-16/hoonahs-dock-divide
Local
Governor's pension plan gets municipal support

...fund toward addressing the public employees' and teachers' retirement systems. At least 19 local governments have passed resolutions supporting the approach.Under the plan, about $1.9 billion would go to the public employees' system and the rest to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-14/governors-pension-plan-gets-municipal-s
State | AK legislature
Panel moves resolution on constitution convention

...Senate Judiciary Committee has moved a resolution calling for a convention of states to...the federal constitution.House Joint Resolution 22, sponsored by Rep. Tammie Wilson...Thirty-four states must pass such a resolution before Congress is required to call...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-28/panel-moves-resolution-constitution-con
State | AK legislature
Resolution honoring Pledge of Allegiance moves

...Pledge of Allegiance.The resolution, sponsored by Republican...date and so adjusted his resolution to honor the first reading...states have passed similar resolutions honoring the February date.The resolution moves to the Senate Rules...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-14/resolution-honoring-pledge-allegiance-m
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: AG should answer to voters, not governor

...the August primary: Pebble, pot, pay and petroleum. One resolution that got stuck in the House, unfortunately, won't be making...on. A little longevity isn't a bad thing.Stoltze's resolution would ensure an independent interpretation of state laws and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-13/empire-editorial-ag-should-answer-vot
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Keep Alaska a state that appoints its AG

...select the person who will serve as the governor's council, the same one who will also represent the state of Alaska. The resolution, now mostly defunct in this year's Legislature, was proposed by Rep. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak. HJR18 calls for an...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-13/empire-editorial-keep-alaska-state-ap
Opinion
Gimme a smile: Perfect New Year's resolutions

...are two kinds of resolutions: the daily habit...daily habit type of resolution, while admirable...make New Year's resolutions for other people...You could make a resolution for your kids to...make New Year's resolutions for others, you...holiday, and make a resolution for your baseball...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-01-05/gimme-smile-perfect-new-years-resol
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