A bloc of Democrats opposed the move. Sen. Bill Wielechowski argued that it was contrary to the intent of the initiative.
The bill would also allow VA doctors to recommend marijuana use to their patients and require the government to start issuing marijuana research licenses.
The district isn’t putting any operating fund money toward high school activities travel or coaches.
City Manager Kim Kiefer talked to KTOO’s Casey Kelly this week about a variety of issues facing the city and borough.
It would cut 88 positions throughout the department, 33 of those with the ferry system, compared to this year.
House Speaker Mike Chenault introduced the bill after President Barack Obama announced his intention to permanently ban drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
The Senate Finance Committee moved a bill Monday that would stop state reimbursement for school bonds authorized between January 2015 and July 2020.
State officials have said federal funding could be on the line if the Legislature does not take action to change state laws regarding child support payments.
U.S. Rep. Don Young has introduced legislation that would provide federal recognition for states that allow medical marijuana.
According to a press release from Young’s … more
Juneau Fire Marshal Dan Jager says Saturday's Gastineau Apartments fire was intentionally started.