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Walker considers delay in legal marijuana sales

...when recreational use of marijuana becomes legal under state law, but an extension on parts of a citizen initiative approved...specified that adults no longer would be arrested under state law for possessing up to an ounce of pot outside their homes...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-20/walker-considers-delay-in-legal-mari
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Fears, hopes loom as wages set to jump

...workers, but will increase to $8.75 on February 24, 2015. The change was intended to happen on January 1, 2015, but state law requires 90 to pass after Division of Elections certified the results on November 26, 2014. That rate will increase...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-18-2
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Clarion editorial: Discussion of marijuana regulation should continue

...continue to contribute to the dialogue. Alaska voters passed Ballot Measure 2 in the Nov. 4 election, which, under state law, legalizes recreational use of marijuana and establishes a framework for regulating its production and sale. Under the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-20/discussion-of-marijuana-regulatio
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Soldotna set to vote on home rule

...Mark Dixson said it was required by state law the ballot be set up that way...meeting extensive requirements set by state law, he said. Anderson was referring...We want to get rid of those (state laws) and let the city set those up rather...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-13-0
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State employee's title called into question during Wednesday's APOC hearing

...title as "assistant commissioner" is a deviation from one that he has previously held and that would be required by state law to file a financial disclosure form, that of "special assistant" to the commissioner. At issue were appeals of seven...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-19/a-state-employees-title-is-called-in
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Gara to file legislation against attack ads

...able to regulate what parties put in their ads. State statute is silent on it."There are no guidelines whatsoever in state law that talks about what can or can't be published ... as part of that information (outside of the two-page limit...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-25/gara-to-file-legislation-against-att
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Concerns raised about marijuana law

FAIRBANKS (AP) - Alaska Native municipal leaders are worried that a state law legalizing recreational use of marijuana could lead to more substance abuse and make it difficult for employers to keep drug-free...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-02/concerns-raised-about-marijuana-law
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Limits on driveway width at issue in Soldotna

...make exemptions in unique cases such as Farrington's. State law and local ordinances define the powers, duties and functions...not prohibited by law. "We want to get rid of those (state laws) and let the city set those up rather than be functioning...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-18
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Group exposes voting histories of Alaska residents

...the group, which did not return a call from The Associated Press.There's nothing illegal about the messages because state law doesn't put any limitations on what can be done with the voter lists. Fenumiai said any limits placed would have to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-29/group-exposes-voting-histories-of-al
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Gay couples apply for marriage licenses

...by Alaska voters in 1998, defining marriage in the state as between one man and one woman.It bars enforcement of any state law that keeps gay couples from marrying or refuses to recognize same-sex unions performed elsewhere.Gay couples married...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-13/gay-couples-apply-for-marriage-licen
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