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Food tax exemption changes still on the table

...better ways to get money than tax it off the backs of the people who buy groceries," Price said. Kasilof resident George Pierce said to repeal the exemption would be a "slap in the face to voters." Soldotna resident Daniel Lynch said that for...
Assembly won't send commercial marijuana cultivation measure to voters

...assembly, "If you have a better idea for revenue generation, I'd like to hear it now." Following commentary by George Pierce, Wolf asked if the Kasilof resident understood the ordinance would only be putting the ban to a vote. "I understood...
Cannabis coalition hears from community

...personality. ... I would like to see this coalition educating the community, state, even the nation." Kasilof resident George Pierce said it didn't make any sense to him that alcohol and tobacco, which kill people can be legal, but marijuana...
Assembly approves new special assistant for oil & gas

...has the option during the next budget process to evaluate the necessity of the position, he said. Kasilof resident George Pierce said he was under the impression that lawmakers would keep the mayor in the loop on pending legislation pertaining...
People power

Even when George Pierce isn't occupying his usual perch - back row, near the door - listening...maybe to come to a meeting and complain. I don't see that with George." Pierce wasn't always so politically active. He and his wife, Jeanie...
Kasilof residents concerned with fire's proximity

...go unnoticed by the crowd of more than 200 people at the Tustumena school meeting. "I would like to thank these firefighters for risking their lives," said Kasilof resident George Pierce and followed by a long applause from the crowd.
Ordinance limiting property tax break fails, you got $50,000. If you (were) 10 years old or 150 years old, you got $50,000 exemption," he said.George Pierce of Kasilof said the voters said yes to the $50,000 exemption and now assembly members are saying adding that to...
Assembly keeps 2011 salmon habitat law on the books

...Murphy's chiding that outburst from any side would not be tolerated. "You need to hear us, not just listen," said George Pierce of Kasilof, after he reminded the assembly that elections were coming. Judy Dennison of Ninilchik said, "You may...
Complicated vote stymies assembly

...and to reopen the issue to public comment. "It's hard to figure out what's going on," said Kasilof resident George Pierce, a regular attendee of assembly meetings. Pierce warned against the pro-repeal statements that the borough has...
At hearing, public support for gas pipeline

...the cost of energy is absolutely a driving force," Gonder said.Still, not everyone was backing the proposal.George Pierce of Kasilof blasted the bill as a giveaway to special interest groups."You give consent to oil companies to produce...


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