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Channel 2 NewsThe Municipality of Anchorage has again rejected a petition to place a referendum repealing Mayor Dan Sullivan’s controversial labor ordinance on the city ballot, naming some of the same causes from its first refusal two weeks ago. In a Monday...
Channel 2 NewsEven as some lawmakers have barely had time to unpack their bags after returning from Juneau, a group of Alaskans are trying to repeal a piece of legislation passed on the final day of the 90 day session. "If Senate Bill 21 survives, this state may go...
Channel 2 NewsLt. Gov. Mead Treadwell has certified a referendum seeking to repeal the oil tax reform bill passed by the Legislature this year, leaving supporters with less than three months to gather enough signatures to put it on the state’s 2014 primary...
Channel 2 NewsA group of Alaskans want to repeal Gov. Sean Parnell's new oil tax legislation, calling it a massive giveaway of Alaska's resources. The move continues a debate on what should be done to improve the state's oil and gas industry. Parnell says the new...
Channel 2 NewsA petition asking voters to repeal Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan’s controversial rewrite of the city’s labor laws has been rejected by city officials, who say it won’t appear on the municipal ballot because it was improperly worded and...
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...
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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 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...
Fairbanks voters have soundly rejected a ballot initiative aimed at improving air quality. If passed in Tuesday's election, the initiative would have banned outdoor wood-fired boilers and coal-fired devices, as well as creating emissions standards for...
The Associated PressResults are expected Monday on a Lake and Peninsula Borough ballot measure aimed squarely at the proposed Pebble Mine. Turnout was robust, about 57 percent, in the local election, which was conducted by mail. Officials plan to begin counting the ballots...
The Associated PressThe pro-Pebble Mine group promoting the project near the headwaters of Bristol Bay donated $150,000 to defeat an initiative aimed at Pebble in the waning days of the election. Records filed with the Alaska Public Offices Commission show Pebble Limited...
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Channel 2 NewsHouston Mayor Virgie Thompson has apparently survived a recall election to remove her from the city council, which would have also removed her from being mayor. Here are the unofficial results from the Houston City Clerk's office: Ballot question:...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Voting, Local Elections
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