The city will continue to back millions of dollars in bonds for Wildflower Court, a non-profit nursing home adjacent to Bartlett Regional Hospital.
The city will hire an expert to provide technical assistance in its dispute with the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Juneau flood plain maps.
House Bill 311 passed the Senate, but a change to the legislation was rejected by the House of Representatives. While the bill has garnered virtually no attention, it is opposed by staff of the Alaska Public Offices Commission – the agency that oversees disclosure of campaign financing.
Political candidates with limited Internet access or who don’t own a computer could get an exemption from a state requirement that they file campaign disclosure forms electronically under a bill passed by the state House this morning (Friday).
Public employees who choose a traditional pension under a bill sponsored by Juneau Senator Dennis Egan may have to share more in the rising cost of health care, after changes made by the Senate State Affairs Committee today (Thursday).
The wish list for Juneau’s 1 percent temporary sales tax has grown to more than $81 million.
More than 1,000 people responded to an online survey on Juneau’s Eaglecrest Ski Area. Coupled with an earlier telephone survey of Juneau residents, the results are part of the master plan process underway by the Eaglecrest Board of Directors.
The state could save more than $5 billion in future payments to the Alaska Public Employees’ Retirement System by immediately putting $2 billion into a pension reserve fund, according to a fiscal analyst for the legislature.
Senators consider a bill to change oil taxes and executive branch travel reports were recently released.