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Channel 2 NewsTen hearings are scheduled on a ballot initiative that would re-establish a coastal management program in Alaska. The initiative is the first to fall under a state law, passed in 2010, that requires at least eight hearings up to 30 days before the...
Channel 2 NewsA ballot initiative that would re-establish a coastal management program in Alaska will appear on the Aug. 28 primary ballot. Lawmakers could have pre-empted the initiative by passing substantially similar legislation. But the Legislature...
Channel 2 NewsA ballot initiative aimed at giving Alaskans a voice when it comes to coastal zone management was heard by a joint state judiciary committee on Monday. Alaska's last coastal zone management program expired last year. Supporters of a ballot initiative...
The Associated PressA coastal management initiative has garnered nearly 34,000 signatures to put it on the ballot, according to its proponents. The announcement regarding the initiative, which would revive the state’s defunct coastal management program, was made at...
Channel 2 NewsA petition to recall Wasilla city council member Steve Menard, was filed on Monday at Wasilla City Hall. The Conservative Patriots Group sponsored the petition, and began collecting signatures soon after Menard's business trip to Sitka in August, when...
If a ballot initiative, aimed at giving Alaska's coastal communities a say in their resource management, eventually becomes law, Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell, R-Alaska, says it would cost the state about $5.4 million every year. “We feel fairly...
Channel 2 NewsSupporters of an equal rights initiative turned in 13,515 signatures today in an attempt to get on the April ballot. If approved by voters it will provide the same legal protections to gay and transgender Alaskans that are already provided to women,...
Channel 2 NewsThere is a chance Anchorage voters may have the final say on an equal rights law come April. Equality Works has launched its One Anchorage Campaign, a push to garner enough support and signatures to get an equal rights initiative on the next ballot. The...
Tags: Politics, Referenda, Voting, Minority Groups, Anchorage
The Alaska Public Offices Commission has dismissed a complaint over a ballot initiative aimed at the Pebble Mine project. The Juneau Empire reports Alaskans for Bristol Bay alleged that opponents of the Save our Salmon ballot initiative were distributing...
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The Associated PressAn Anchorage businessman has bankrolled an initiative aimed at stopping the Pebble Mine. Records filed with the Alaska Public Offices Commission show Robert Gillam as the sole contributor to Alaskans for Bristol Bay-Vote Yes on the Save Our Salmon...
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The showdown over the proposed pebble mine in Western Alaska is heating up. Tomorrow voters will decide on an initiative aimed at blocking the mine, but the results will not be tallied for a couple weeks. The Save our Salmon initiative would prohibit...
Tags: Chicago Hotels, Voting, Referenda, Politics
Alaska state officials are announcing the recall of three varieties of Velveeta Shells & Cheese microwaveable cups, saying the products possibly contain small pieces of wire bristle. The state Department of Environmental Conservation says the products...
Tags: Politics, Cheese, Product Recalls
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