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Egan wants to save daylight in Southeast

...saving time in Alaska, was passed out of the Senate State Affairs committee and onto its second referral to Senate Finance...that far," he said.MacKinnon told the Senate State Affairs Committee on Feb. 10 that the negative health effects...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-18/egan-wants-save-daylight-southeast
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers weigh exempting Alaska from daylight saving time

...that would exempt Alaska from daylight saving time.The bill, from Sen. Anna MacKinnon, moved from the Senate State Affairs Committee on Tuesday.It would exempt Alaska from the annual time change beginning in 2017. That means Alaska would...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-10/lawmakers-weigh-exempting-alaska-daylig
State
Governor weighs in on marijuana regulations

...develop regulations for a commercial industry.In a Wednesday memo from the governor's legislative office to Senate State Affairs Committee Chairman Bill Stoltze, Walker suggested that many regulations could be developed by a new marijuana board...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-06/governor-weighs-marijuana-regulations
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers weigh exempting Alaska from daylight saving time

...give certain industries, like the cruise industry, time to prepare for the change.The bill moved from the Senate State Affairs Committee on Tuesday.MacKinnon told the committee that there are health effects associated with changing the clocks...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-11/lawmakers-weigh-exempting-alaska-daylig
State | AK legislature
Three things to watch in this week's Legislature

...savingAt least three bills are pending in the Legislature that would do away with daylight saving time. The Senate State Affairs Committee plans to hear one of those bills, SB6, on Tuesday.In her sponsor statement, Sen. Anna MacKinnon, R-Eagle...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-09/three-things-watch
State | AK legislature
Judging judicial selections

...signature.SJR3 was read the first time Jan. 21, the first day of session, and was referred to the Alaska Senate State Affairs Committee.? Contact Charles Westmoreland at charles.westmoreland@juneauempire.com or at 523-2265. Follow...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-08/judging-judicial-selections
State | AK legislature
Ex-acting adjutant general to retire from National Guard

...cases were handled appropriately by prosecutors; and other matters.Attorney General Craig Richards told the Senate State Affairs Committee on Thursday that Collins will not have subpoena powers because it's a criminal investigation. U.S. Sen...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-06/ex-acting-adjutant-general-retire-natio
State
Senators hear public notices bill

The Senate State Affairs committee heard and held a bill that would give Alaska municipalities the option to stop publishing public notices in local newspapers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-13/senators-hear-public-notices-bill
State | AK legislature
Official presents ideas for marijuana regulations in Alaska

...Alcoholic Beverage Control board executive director Cindy Franklin presented ideas for new regulations during a Senate State Affairs Committee hearing, primarily centered around public safety concerns and keeping marijuana away from minors.Voters...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-28/official-presents-ideas-marijuana-regul
State
New version of pot bill scrapped

...the primarily conservative lawmaking body would adulterate or water down the intent of the new law.At a Senate State Affairs Committee meeting last week, McGuire said the idea that the Legislature would stay out of marijuana discussions this...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/new-version-pot-bill-scrapped
State | AK legislature

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