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Soldotna council approves information for voters

...officials and candidates, who will also then be exempt from the requirements of the Alaska Public Official Financial Disclosure Law. Council members Paul Whitney and Pete Sprague suggested various revisions to language in the document, and the...
Soldotna Proposition asks for localization of financial disclosures

...ballot, October 7, would exempt elected and appointed candidates from the Alaska State Public Official Financial Disclosure law. More than 200 communities statewide have chosen to opt out of the state filing system, City Manager Mark Dixson...
Soldotna adds proposition to fall ballot

...municipal officials and elected or appointed candidates from the requirements of the Alaska Public Official Financial Disclosure law. The city could then adopt local financial disclosure requirements. Soldotna City Manager Mark Dixson said the proposition...
Disclosure laws top Soldotna agenda

...Topping the list of ordinances is a measure to ask Soldotna voters to exempt Soldotna officials from state financial disclosure laws, and instead establish city financial disclosure guidelines. Soldotna City Manager Larry Semmens has said the state's...
Commission updates campaign regulations

...can be confident they know where that source of income is coming from," Dauphinais said. "That's the point of disclosure laws, transparency for the public."Dauphinais said the whole reason for the re-writing of the regulations was to...
Soldotna wrestles with ethics rules: City council looks at financial reporting requirements for public officials

...council's consideration prior to the October election when voters will decide whether to exempt Soldotna from the state disclosure law. Phil Hermanek can be reached at
Borough mulls APOC rules

...Peninsula Borough Assembly on Tuesday could add its voice to the city of Kenai's in urging a change to state financial disclosure laws. The assembly will consider Resolution 2008-032, which urges legislators to ease the impact of statutes requiring...
June 18, 2002 The Anchorage Daily News says new limits on issue ads are no more than a start issue ads are thinly veiled endorsements of or opposition to a particular candidate. They should be covered by disclosure laws and limits on campaign contributions. Earlier versions of this year's reform bill put much tighter limits on phony...
Public records in real time: Commissioner says state is doing well to fulfill requests

...consequence: It exposed some of the problems of the "electronic services and products" portion of the public records disclosure law (AS 40.25.115) which was last updated by the Legislature in 1992. There is no indication that the Legislature... - woefully obsolete. Its database, FoxPro, is no longer supportable. Revisions to the state's campaign disclosure law adopted in 2003 and accompanied by a $450,000 state capital budget appropriation helped launch the ongoing effort...


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