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New group defends Treadwell in setnet ban initiative case its response filed Feb. 27. The State is representing Treadwell, who as lieutenant governor controls the Division of Elections and is responsible for approving or denying ballot initiative petitions.Treadwell's decision was based on a...
Legislature misses initiative hearing timeline

...the state minimum wage. The marijuana initiative was deemed properly filed by Treadwell last week, according to Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai. The minimum wage proposal has met the required threshold for signatures but awaited final...
Lawmaker voices concern over unintended consequences of legalized marijuana

...legitimate taxpaying businesses, instead of criminal enterprises in the underground market."Online:State Division of Elections petition list: to Regulate Marijuana in Alaska: http://regulatemarijuanainalaska...
State says proposed setnet initiative won't be on ballot puzzling," wrote Clark Penney in the group's response. "I want to thank the Lt. Governor, the Alaska Division of Elections and the Alaska Department of Law for doing their due diligence, however I struggle to see the logic or the legality...
Management challenge: 'fish wars' escalate as king productivity ebbs, cited state law in refusing to weigh in on the initiative specifically. The deadline for a decision by the Division of Elections on whether the initiative is certified as legal is the first week of January. "As you know, we cannot use state...
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Marijuana initiative backers deliver signatures

...Hinterberger said.State election officials have 60 days to accept or deny the initiative for the ballot, Alaska Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai said in an email to The Associated Press.The state has a complicated relationship with...
Lt. Gov rejects setnet ban petition

...initiative, called the decision "puzzling" in a media release. "I want to thank the Lt. Governor, Alaska Division of Elections and the Alaska Department of Law for doing their due diligence, however I struggle to see the logic or the legality...
Fishing groups file opposition to proposed setnet ban

...requirements necessary to have it placed on the ballot in 2016. We have the utmost confidence the Lt. Governor and the Division of Elections are doing their due diligence and will come to a fair and legal decision before the January 6, 2014 deadline...
Former Soldotna Mayor and political newbie file for council seats

...your name or address has changed. Residents can register to vote at Soldotna City Hall or on The State of Alaska Division of Elections website, Absentee in-person voting begins Sept. 16. Application deadline for absentee...
Former labor commissioners support push to raise minimum wage

...wage had to be at least 50 cents more than the federal minimum wage. That's where it stands currently.The Division of Elections is reviewing the application for the proposed initiative. If it is accepted, organizers will have until January...


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