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Pro-pot group announces support from some parents

...preventing domestic violence or on cracking down on drugs such as heroin.In August, Police Chief Bryce Johnson told the Juneau Chamber of Commerce enforcement of driving under the influence laws could be a challenge if the initiative passes. Johnson...
What others say: Juneau needs a sales tax fix

...increase to the sales tax to 6 percent. The notion of a sales tax increase and targeted exemptions was proposed by the Juneau Chamber of Commerce in Friday's Juneau Empire. The Assembly doesn't have the ability to do this on its own - It requires...
Alaska statehood bell-ringer, beloved Juneau resident dies

...and operated Harri for about 36 years until his retirement in April 2005. During that time, Derr worked with the Juneau Chamber of Commerce, which he presided over multiple times over the years. He was also a Chamber board member for many years...
Economic rebound predicted this year

...improvement later this year, top economic watchers told the Juneau Chamber of Commerce earlier this month. "Alaska's economy...a packed house at the Baranof Hotel as part of the Juneau Chamber of Commerce's annual economic forecast discussion...
Plastic shopping bag fee proposed

...People can choose to use a plastic bag, but they know there is a fee assessed against it,? Elton said. Juneau Chamber of Commerce President Jim Becker said he worried the fee might be too cumbersome to be practical. ?It would be very...
Chief Justice's daughters remember Boochever

...the Juneau Planning Commission from 1956-61, president of Juneau Rotary Club from 1966-67 and president of the Juneau Chamber of Commerce from 1952-54. There was a poem or letter to mark every special occasion, but his daughters had no...
Blumer: LNG project would boost Alaska job market

...Department of Labor and Workforce Development commissioner, at a Thursday meeting.Blumer was the guest speaker at the Juneau Chamber of Commerce's weekly luncheon at the Hangar on the Wharf. She gave a rundown of her department's functions and...
Southeast towns weathering economic distress differently

...between 1990 and 1999 while it fell elsewhere in the Panhandle, said Jim Calvin of the McDowell Group. Calvin told the Juneau Chamber of Commerce recently that overall employment in the Southeast rose only 4 percent, compared to a 16 percent increase...
Municipal League warns of 'gag' initiative

...League's Kathie Wasserman says it is actually an attack on citizen participation in their government. Wasserman told the Juneau Chamber of Commerce Thursday that a ballot measure deemed the "anti-corruption" initiative isn't what it appears...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska NewspaperJuneau businesses want tax break 09/09/04

...JUNEAU (AP) Most business owners in Juneau would escape paying personal property tax under a proposal floated by the Juneau Chamber of Commerce. The proposal would exempt business owners with equipment at an assessed value up to $100,000. That...


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