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Marijuana board amends regs, sets $5K fee

...board has three sets of draft regulations to review and amend after public comment, and before recommending to the state Legislature in November.Some changes, like the family information clause and the zoning rewrite, were a relief. Decisions...
State-led gas line scores low on credibility

Two consultants to the state Legislature have warned that Gov. Bill Walker's quest for an expanded state-led natural gas pipeline could undermine the larger industry-led...
School board finalizes budget

...anticipating that number could have landed between $4.2 million and $6.1 million, depending on decisions made on the state Legislature and borough assembly for funding allocations.The preliminary budget document the board finalized at Monday's...
School board goals focus on uncertain future directly with the board to flesh out a review of instructional needs, revenue options, work with the Alaska State Legislature and Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly, and to develop "what if" scenarios for what the school district may be faced...
Op-ed: The Southern lie

...majority of Southern congressional seats until 1994. Not until 2010 did they gain unified control of the Alabama state Legislature.The left doesn't expend much energy complaining about the South's contribution to the most important progressive...
Kenai to hold work session on commercial marijuana

...state was doing, but at this point we're looking at commercial legalization within a year," Bloom said. "The state legislature didn't really pass any legislation this year regarding marijuana, aside from creating a marijuana control board...
Politicos have tough hands to play in 2015

...are packing up to head to Juneau for the 2015 session.The annual political poker game begins Jan. 20 when the state Legislature convenes.Walker will be at the table. So will House Speaker Mike Chenault; Senate President Kevin Meyer; House...
What others say: Location doesn't matter when lives are at stake is in the room.The first Alaska Legislature knew this. Back in 1959, one of the laws approved in that first state Legislature set the rules for how the Legislature or the governor could call a special session.No thought was given to location...
Lawmakers amend marijuana crimes bill

...industry, and allowed communities to prohibit that industry either by voter initiative or government ordinance. The state Legislature sits as the assembly for the unorganized borough.Hoffman said he wanted to protect rural Alaskans, and have the...
Army Corps of Engineers and Kenai agree to share cost of bluff erosion study, or it has to be put back into the capital fund and re-appropriated," Koch said. "This year they (the state Legislature) didn't do one (re-appropriation). Because of the financial situation, any extra money that comes back from...


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