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Alaska pot supporters make deal with opponents

...of dollars a year enforcing the failed policies (of) marijuana prohibition. If a nonprofit organization and its members around the country want to help Alaskans fight back, our campaign welcomes their support," Taylor Bickford said.
State | AK legislature
Agencies say pot law could cost $7M to administer

...bureaucrats who have a vested interest in arguing for bigger budgets and more money from Juneau," campaign spokesman Taylor Bickford said.The eight agencies used information from Colorado and Washington, where recreational marijuana is already...
State | AK legislature
Rep: Legalized pot will bring 'unintended consequences'

...retail marijuana store or marijuana product manufacturing facility. The cultivation facility would pay the tax.Taylor Bickford, a spokesman for the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana in Alaska, said the campaign hasn't released any estimates...
State | AK legislature
Board submits election plan to Justice Dept.

...the reduction in racial minorities ability to exercise their voting power.Redistricting Board Executive Director Taylor Bickford said the plan does that, containing eight effective Native voting districts, five House and three Senate.The board...
Feds approve Alaska election maps

...the 2012 elections can move forward without interruption," Torgerson said.Redistricting Board Executive Director Taylor Bickford said the board had requested expedited review of the plan from the Department of Justice, but its predecessor board...
Petersburg sees new chance at avoiding Juneau district

...elsewhere have been changed, the Southeast districts have remained the same despite the order to use the Hickel process.Taylor Bickford, the Board's executive director, said that was intentional and done on the advice of its legal counsel."In...
Petersburg jockeys for new district apart from Juneau

...Haines and Skagway. The board will meet in Anchorage on Monday and hopes to adopt new Southeast maps then, said Taylor Bickford, the board's executive director. The court has ordered new plans submitted by Tuesday at noon. ? Contact reporter...
US government role in Alaska elections questioned

...Ralph Beistline and James Singleton and Alex Kozinski, chief judge for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.Taylor Bickford, executive director of the Alaska Redistricting Board, said the board hasn't taken a position regarding the constitutionality...
Alaska sues over provisions of Voting Rights Act to play out, so it wouldn't have to be rushed.The executive director of the Alaska Redistricting Board, Taylor Bickford, said the board "has made protecting the political voice of the Alaska Native community a top priority over the...
Walker considering jump back into governor's race

...inclined to mount a write-in candidacy for governor, Bill Walker is rethinking that position. His campaign manager, Taylor Bickford, tells The Associated Press the landscape has changed significantly with Friday's announcement by U.S. Sen...
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