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Dunleavy forums to begin in Kenai - Homer News

Thu, 2019-03-21 15:15
Dunleavy forums to begin in Kenai  Homer News

Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced he will host a series of community-focused discussions and meetings called “A Statewide Discussion for a Permanent Fiscal ...

Property taxes just went up in Anchorage for schools - Must Read Alaska

Thu, 2019-03-21 13:59
Property taxes just went up in Anchorage for schools  Must Read Alaska

STUDENT POPULATION DECLINING, BUDGET INCREASING. The Anchorage Assembly this week approved a 1.3 percent property tax increase that will bring ...

Ferry supporters rally as DOT ponies up $250000 for privatization study - Alaska Public Radio Network

Thu, 2019-03-21 13:30
Ferry supporters rally as DOT ponies up $250000 for privatization study  Alaska Public Radio Network

Hundreds rallied Wednesday on the Capitol steps in Juneau protesting the governor's plan to shut down ferry *service* in October.  . This comes as the ...

Number of states using redistricting commissions growing - Tacoma News Tribune

Thu, 2019-03-21 12:05
Number of states using redistricting commissions growing  Tacoma News Tribune

As the effects of gerrymandering come under greater scrutiny, more states are taking redistricting duties away from state lawmakers and governors as a way to ...

Number of states using redistricting commissions growing - Lexington Herald Leader

Thu, 2019-03-21 12:05
Number of states using redistricting commissions growing  Lexington Herald Leader

As the effects of gerrymandering come under greater scrutiny, more states are taking redistricting duties away from state lawmakers and governors as a way to ...

Number of states using redistricting commissions growing - The Olympian

Thu, 2019-03-21 12:05
Number of states using redistricting commissions growing  The Olympian

As the effects of gerrymandering come under greater scrutiny, more states are taking redistricting duties away from state lawmakers and governors as a way to ...

Number of states using redistricting commissions growing - The Olympian

Thu, 2019-03-21 12:05
Number of states using redistricting commissions growing  The Olympian

As the effects of gerrymandering come under greater scrutiny, more states are taking redistricting duties away from state lawmakers and governors as a way to ...

Number of States Using Redistricting Commissions Growing | Political News - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 2019-03-21 12:03
Number of States Using Redistricting Commissions Growing | Political News  U.S. News & World Report

In most places, state lawmakers and governors are responsible for drawing and approving maps for U.S. and state legislative districts following each U.S. ...

We Have a Vision for Health Equity in California - California Health Report

Thu, 2019-03-21 11:59
We Have a Vision for Health Equity in California  California Health Report

By Kiran Savage-Sangwan • Mar 21, 2019. California has made great strides in improving our health care system, and now more than 91 percent of our ...

Number of states using redistricting commissions growing - Philly.com

Thu, 2019-03-21 11:55
Number of states using redistricting commissions growing  Philly.com

As the effects of gerrymandering come under greater scrutiny, more states are taking redistricting duties away from state lawmakers and governors as a way to ...

Number of states using redistricting commissions growing - Washington Post

Thu, 2019-03-21 11:51
Number of states using redistricting commissions growing  Washington Post

As the effects of gerrymandering come under greater scrutiny, more states are taking redistricting duties away from state lawmakers and governors as a way to ...

Number of states using redistricting commissions growing - Washington Post

Thu, 2019-03-21 11:51
Number of states using redistricting commissions growing  Washington Post

As the effects of gerrymandering come under greater scrutiny, more states are taking redistricting duties away from state lawmakers and governors as a way to ...

Number of states using redistricting commissions growing - Seymour Tribune

Thu, 2019-03-21 11:49
Number of states using redistricting commissions growing  Seymour Tribune

As the effects of gerrymandering come under greater scrutiny, more states are taking redistricting duties away from state lawmakers and governors as a way to ...

In 2018, 105 state legislative races were decided by less than 100 votes - Ballotpedia News

Thu, 2019-03-21 11:20
In 2018, 105 state legislative races were decided by less than 100 votes  Ballotpedia News

One-hundred and five of the 6,073 state legislative races in 2018 were decided by fewer than 100 votes. Ninety-eight of these races were in state house races, ...

Temporary fix for Alaska State Fair; Liquor license renewed, future remains uncertain - Anchorage Press

Thu, 2019-03-21 10:37
Temporary fix for Alaska State Fair; Liquor license renewed, future remains uncertain  Anchorage Press

PALMER — When the rain filled days drench fall fairgoers with early September weather, at least those caught in the showers will be able to drown their sorrows ...

Ferry supporters rally as DOT ponies up $250000 for privatization study - KRBD

Thu, 2019-03-21 10:16
Ferry supporters rally as DOT ponies up $250000 for privatization study  KRBD

Posted by Jacob Resneck | Mar 21, 2019. A lunchtime crowd with homemade signs crowded on Juneau's capitol steps on March 20, 2019, urging the state to ...

YMCA Briefs: Ys Undergoing Construction in Alaska, Massachusetts and Illinois - Club Industry

Thu, 2019-03-21 09:57
YMCA Briefs: Ys Undergoing Construction in Alaska, Massachusetts and Illinois  Club Industry

Several YMCAs across the country are undergoing construction, while one Y's expansion has been delayed and another addresses a minimum wage increase.

Another Dunleavy Appointee Hits Snag when Legislators Notice He's on Twitter - Anchorage Press

Thu, 2019-03-21 09:01
Another Dunleavy Appointee Hits Snag when Legislators Notice He's on Twitter  Anchorage Press

Another gubernatorial nomination is under fire after online comments surfaced during a public hearing this week.

Federal Judge Cancels Hundreds of Wyoming Oil and Gas Leases in Major Setback to Trump’s Pro-Drilling Agenda - Gizmodo

Thu, 2019-03-21 08:00
Federal Judge Cancels Hundreds of Wyoming Oil and Gas Leases in Major Setback to Trump’s Pro-Drilling Agenda  Gizmodo

The oil and gas industry is having one rough week. A federal court judge cancelled nearly 300 oil and gas projects in Wyoming Tuesday after ruling that the ...

Anchorage, Alaska unanimously approves flame retardant ban - Chemical Watch

Thu, 2019-03-21 04:41
Anchorage, Alaska unanimously approves flame retardant ban  Chemical Watch

The city of Anchorage, Alaska has unanimously approved an ordinance banning flame retardants in certain consumer products. The 19 March vote of the ...

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