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JPD chief says if pot is legalized, DUI enforcement could be a challenge

JPD chief says if pot is legalized, DUI enforcement could be a challengeIf Ballot Measure 2 passes in November, people age 21 and older could legally buy and use pot, and even grow a certain amount.

Should Alaska’s newest oil tax system stay or go?

Should Alaska’s newest oil tax system stay or go?Though the Juneau Chamber of Commerce opposes the repeal of a major oil and gas tax law, it invited in speakers Thursday on both sides of the issue

Sewer and water fees going up in 2015

Sewer and water fees going up in 2015Right now, typical residents pay about $90 a month in combined water and sewer fees. By July 2018, they’ll pay about $130.

Kito: Will there be enough return on Juneau Access to justify investment?

Kito: Will there be enough return on Juneau Access to justify investment?The draft supplemental environmental impact statement for a road out of Juneau is now under review by the Federal Highway Administration.

Juneau Chamber distances itself from US Chamber’s political ads

The U.S. Chamber has been running television attack ads in Alaska targeting incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Begich.

ConocoPhillips exec: Current oil tax structure is good for Alaska

ConocoPhillips exec: Current oil tax structure is good for AlaskaScott Jepsen with ConocoPhillips Alaska says the oil tax cut approved by lawmakers last year improved the business climate in the state.

City to provide hazardous waste disposal three days a week

City to provide hazardous waste disposal three days a weekThe Commercial Boulevard collection center will be open to residents twice a week, and to businesses once a week by appointment.

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project funding

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project fundingJuneau residents on Thursday weighed in for and against a $35 million appropriation for the Juneau Access project in Gov. Sean Parnell’s proposed capital budget.

Are Alaska’s legislative districts getting too big?

Are Alaska’s legislative districts getting too big?The chairman of the Alaska Redistricting Board says state residents need to have a conversation about the growing number of people who live in each legislative district.

Is Alaska’s economy grounded?

Is Alaska’s economy grounded?Two economists Thursday offered different takes on what Alaska's slowing economy means at the World Trade Center Alaska's annual statewide economic forecast talk in Juneau.
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