Democrats in the Alaska Legislature say the state’s redistricting process is flawed and needs to be made more nonpartisan.
While almost a third of their colleagues in the Alaska House are new faces, Juneau Representatives Beth Kerttula and Cathy Munoz return for their 15th and 5th sessions respectively.
The state’s Local Boundary Commission has postponed indefinitely the City and Borough of Juneau’s petition to annex nearly 2,000 square miles south of the Capital … more
Juneau’s legislative delegation would’ve been excused if they took it easy this summer, instead they stayed busy by reaching out to new communities in their districts, volunteering for other campaigns, and doing constituent service.
Here’s a slideshow of July 4th photos from Douglas, Juneau, Sitka and Petersburg.
For the last four years, the Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit has brought together some of the brightest young minds in the industry. The gathering took place in Juneau for the first time this year.
Governor Sean Parnell’s capital budget proposes improving eight Southeast boat harbors and making plans for another one. It also makes a payment toward a new state museum, library and archives building based in Juneau.
Juneau Mayor Bruce Botelho says he’s disappointed the state’s Local Boundary Commission has denied the city’s request to consolidate competing land claims between Juneau and Petersburg.
The City and Borough of Juneau will file an annexation petition with the state’s Local Boundary Commission tomorrow (Wednesday), seeking to incorporate roughly 1,952 square miles of unorganized land south of the current CBJ boundary.
No compromise following a meeting earlier this week (Wednesday) of Juneau and Petersburg officials over a land dispute between the two communities. But the discussion between city leaders is being described as productive.