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Letter: Rep. Gattis, writer unfairly attack charity golf event

...paragraph, Gattis threatened to make cuts because of participation in the event. Maybe both should look into the state Legislature spending money to shop, buy fabric, and pay for custom-made kuspuks for staffers to wear on Fridays during session...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-07-20/letter-rep-gattis-writer-unfairly-att
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Munoz: Juneau can host next special session

...presented former Juneau Chamber of Commerce CEO Cathie Roemmich with a legislative citation on behalf of the Alaska State Legislature for her leadership and volunteer work in the community and her advocacy for the local economy.Roemmich received...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-24/mu%C3%B1oz-juneau-can-host-next-special
Local
JAHC names Mayor's Awards for the Arts recipients

...Alaska Southeast for many years. Rosenthal has previously been recognized for her achievements by the governor, state legislature, and UAS.In 2016, JJC will be partnering with the Alaska State Library Archives and Museum, celebrating the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-22/juneau-arts-humanities-councils-annual-ma
Art
Nancy McMullen

...in her children's activities. She returned to work in 1990 at H&R Block, and started working for the Alaska State Legislature in 1999 as an Assistant Chief Clerk for the House of Representatives. Nancy formally retired from the State in 2014...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175065831
Lewis Law Firm comes to Juneau

...includes internships with Trustees for Alaska and NOAA's Office of General Counsel, as well as a year with the Alaska State Legislature.Weinstein is a trained mediator and conducted mediations for the Alaska State District Court in Anchorage.The...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/lewis-law-firm-comes-juneau
Local
State still treats mental illness as a crime

...point for a legislature brave enough to help the mentally ill.It is not a crime to become mentally ill, and the state legislature needs to provide rights that reflect that idea.Faith Myers and Dorrance Collinsmental health advocatesAnchorage

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-06-18/state-still-treats-mental-illness-cri
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Outside editorial: Amid anger, comfort the grieving

...took to get the flag moved from the Statehouse dome to the nearby Confederate soldier monument 15 years ago, the state legislature mandated that the flag must fly 30 feet above the monument's base - the better to prevent any meddling by anti-flag...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-22/amid-anger-comfort-grieving
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Location doesn't matter when lives are at stake

...one is in the room.The first Alaska Legislature knew this. Back in 1959, one of the laws approved in that first state Legislature set the rules for how the Legislature or the governor could call a special session.No thought was given to location...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-15/empire-editorial-location-doesnt-matt
Opinion
JSD lets go of 3 teachers

...teachers in the district," Human Resources Director Ted VanBronkhorst said. Due to decreased funding from the state Legislature, the district expects it will have to make drastic cuts, including cutting teaching positions and upping the pupil-to-teacher...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-28/jsd-lets-go-3-teachers
Local
Alaska's schools need fair funding

...companies in tax credits, then the state would not have to have such deep cutbacks in its budget. I wonder why the state legislature does not consider that option. If the Legislature gave cutbacks to the oil companies by trimming the tax credits...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-26/alaskas-schools-need-fair-funding
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