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Wide coalition forms to oppose marijuana legalization

...Colorado measure passed in 2012 that is now causing big problems in the state.Like several states, Alaska already has a law allowing medical use of marijuana and personal use and cultivation has been legal since a 1975 state Supreme Court ruling that...
Federal legislators failing to do their job

...legislators and elect new ones. Once we get new legislators elected, then we must insure that they pass a federal law allowing the voters to remove them from office for failure to perform their constitutional duties. But, I fear that the "sheep...
Rep. Young proposing Alaska Natives control park and refuge jobs

...of control. Rather, the employees should be assigned to work for the tribes under provisions of an existing federal law allowing for intergovernmental employee sharing. The U.S. House Resources Committee will hold a hearing on the contracting...
House approves dispatchers, college savings bills

...approved by the Senate last week, creates the Alaska Higher Education Savings Trust to take advantage of a federal law allowing states to set up more generous higher education savings plans. Families would be able to shelter up to $100,000...
Primary a year away, but campaign rhetoric heating up

...He said it's appropriate for any faction in a campaign to ask for guidance when a law is ambiguous. He said the law allowing for anyone to remove their name from a petition through only "written notice" is ambiguous. But he said any decision...
Resolution could change petition protocol

...overlap, have yet to be worked out. They would be written, he said Thursday, if and when the Legislature amended state law allowing municipalities to impose such regulations. There are five areas of the borough that should be easy to understand...
ACT seeks term limit ruling

...wrestling for another week over how to accommodate the desires of two sets of voters, while resorting to a borough law allowing incumbents to continue serving for up to 30 days while options were considered. That drew a lawsuit from a local attorney...
Icebreaker, tanker being slowed by shifting ice South Korea. When a plan to pick up gasoline in Japan didn't work out, the ship received a waiver of federal law allowing the foreign vessel to dock in Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands, where it picked up 300,000 gallons of unleaded...
Retired teachers bill passes House

...The measure has no cost to the state's teacher retirement system, Bunde said. The Legislature last year passed a law allowing some retired teachers to return to work, but not those who had taken advantage of retirement incentive programs. House...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...owners already are negotiating as a group with the administration of Gov. Frank Mur-kowski. The Legislature passed a law allowing the executive branch to modify existing tax rules to make a project more attractive for developers. Two Canada-based...


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