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What others say: Trash the capitol move idea

...dialogue going," he said at the time. "Whether we get it through is, like in the past, somewhat questionable." Kim Elton, who would become a senator from Juneau at the start of that Legislative session, said bills like Kohring's take so...
Bulldog reporter Tkacz dies at 61

...But Bob was always after the truth, and there's not much higher you can say about a reporter." Former State Sen. Kim Elton, who also served as a newspaper editor, executive director of Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute and most recently with...
Plastic shopping bag fee proposed

...that would be appropriated annually by the Legislature toward cleanup efforts. Juneau Democrat and bill sponsor Sen. Kim Elton said the measure was about more than a few cents a bag. ?The real purpose isn?t the fee,? Elton said. ?The real...
New Anchorage-based commissioners worry Juneau officials

...of 14 commissioners live primarily in Anchorage. ''Their living in Anchorage creates a real problem,'' said Sen. Kim Elton, a Juneau Democrat. ''That creates some inefficiencies. It's difficult to put a number on, or a dollar sign on...
Senate approves ANWR resolution

...opposition to drilling in the refuge. The resolution sponsored by Rep. Bev Masek, R-Willow, passed 18-2 with Democrats Kim Elton of Juneau and Georgianna Lincoln of Rampart voting no. Lincoln said she's concerned about the impact of oil development...
Bill would raise minimum wage

...sponsor statement, Democratic Party co-sponsors Bill Wielechowski, of Anchorage, Joe Thomas, of Fairbanks, and Kim Elton, of Juneau, said an increase in the minimum wage was needed to help families cover the costs of basic necessities...
Senate approves women-only health clubs

...human rights commission,'' Pearce said. The measure passed the Senate 17-3 and now will move to the House. Sen. Kim Elton, D-Juneau, called the bill a step backward from anti-discrimination law. Elton was also troubled by the vague definition...
Cost of retirement system draws concern in Juneau

...and has been its top defender since then from his seat as co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee. Former Sen. Kim Elton, D-Juneau, fought the change, saying the reduction in benefits that came with PERS Tier III and TRS Tier II adequately...
Mackie added to board of cruise line's new company

...Caribbean is an example of a company that wants to do the right things and be a good corporate citizen in Alaska.'' Sen. Kim Elton, a Juneau Democrat, understands why a major player in the visitor industry would want Mackie on its board. ''Jerry...
Senate approves $1 million payment to Arctic Power

...bookings for this summer are down by as much as 46 percent. ''We ought to take a more holistic approach,'' said Sen. Kim Elton, D-Juneau, who failed to win support for an amendment Wednesday to add $24.5 million for both industries. Democrats...


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