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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 in...
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 session...
State | AK legislature
Senators take first crack at pot rules

Members of the Senate State Affairs Committee took a first crack Thursday at Alaska's new marijuana initiative After Feb. 24, marijuana use and possession will be legal...
State | AK legislature
Egan to caucus with minority

...Community and Regional Affairs Committee: Olson? Judiciary Committee: Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage? State Affairs Committee: Wielechowski? Legislative Council: EganThe Majority will announce remaining committee chairs and membership...
State | Local
House majority, minority announce new organization

...LeDoux, R-Anchorage (Chair)? Labor and Commerce Committee: Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna/Kenai (Chair)? State Affairs Committee: Bob Lynn, R-Anchorage (Chair)? Community and Regional Affairs Committee: Cathy Tilton, R-Wasilla (Chair...
Grizzly bear may be vehicle plate option

JUNEAU - The House State Affairs Committee Thursday moved a bill adding the grizzly bear to the list of options people can choose for an Alaska license plate.House Bill...
Resolution honoring Pledge of Allegiance moves

JUNEAU - The Alaska Senate State Affairs Committee moved a resolution calling for June 14 to be recognized as the 60th anniversary for the use of "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance...
State | AK legislature
Senate panel correction allows minor citations to be posted to windshields

...Democratic Sen. Dennis Egan of Juneau, would remove the word "personally" from the law.With passage by the Senate State Affairs Committee, the measure next moves to the Senate Rules Committee."This bill corrects an unintentional consequence of...
State | AK legislature
Bill makes APOC complaints confidential

...and the final verdict being issued could be around two and a half months or longer, Higgins said. The House State Affairs Committee advanced the bill after a brief hearing Tuesday. It now awaits a hearing in the Judiciary Committee. In addition...
State | AK legislature
Juneau lawmakers weigh in on same-sex marriage

...that are afforded through a marriage to a gay couple," she said.SJR30 has been referred to the Senate's state affairs committee. No meetings have been scheduled to discuss the measure, according to the Alaska Legislature's website.If...
State | AK legislature


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