Eagle-River Newswire (Page 13)

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  1. Guns on campus, alcohol bills among those still in legislative limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Whether by inaction or late-night political maneuvering, a bevy of bills have stalled or died in the Alaska Legislature as lawmakers head into overtime. Leadership in both parties say they plan to focus exclusively on a half-dozen bills from here on out, including oil tax credits and criminal justice reform.

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  2. Alaska Senate unveils rewrite of Gov. Walker's Permanent Fund legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska House and Senate on Tuesday unveiled identical rewrites of Gov. Bill Walker's deficit-reduction plan to restructure the Permanent Fund, and they look a lot like a separate proposal from Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage. Walker's two bills to help cover the state's $4 billion budget deficit, Senate Bill 128 and House Bill 245 , would have withdrawn a fixed $3.3 billion from the $52 billion fund each year to help pay for government services.

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  3. Audit: Skagway misspent CPV taxes on playground equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | KSKA

    Alaska charges cruise ships that stay three or more days in state waters a $34.50 tax per traveler. It's called the Commercial Passenger Vessel Tax.

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  4. Anchorage Cleanup Week starts April 30. Here's how to help.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The 48th annual Anchorage Chamber Citywide Cleanup Week will kick off on April 30 with "Super Sweeper Saturday." On this day, students and their parents are encouraged to pick up trash from around their schools and neighborhoods between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Every student who participates is eligible to win an iPod Shuffle.

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  5. Prep soccer roundup: Service, Chugiak, Dimond boys, South girls get WsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Malcolm Dunbar took matters into his own hands - er, feet - Tuesday when he executed a tackle near his own box and took the ball down the field himself to score the game-winning goal for Bartlett in the 70th minute. Bartlett evened the match in the final minute of the first half on a penalty kick by Lorenzo Froehle after Abdi Zirah was fouled in the box.

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  6. Elvi Gray-Jackson elected Anchorage Assembly chair, new members sworn in TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    She replaced her fellow Midtown Assembly member Dick Traini, who was elected vice chair. Both elections happened by secret ballot.

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  7. Guns on campus, sex ed bills among those still in legislative limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Whether by inaction or late-night political maneuvering, a bevy of bills have stalled or died in the Alaska Legislature as lawmakers head into overtime. Leadership in both parties say they plan to focus exclusively on a half-dozen bills from here on out, including oil tax credits and criminal justice reform. 2 comments

  8. Legislators head into overtime with big issues unresolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    The Alaska Legislature went into overtime Monday as it continued to wrestle with how to confront an estimated $4 billion state budget deficit. House Speaker Mike Chenault said legislative leaders planned to keep working past the voter-approved 90-day session limit in the hopes of reaching a compromise on outstanding issues, like oil and gas tax credits, in the next few days.

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  9. Legislative negotiators OK deepest of proposed cuts to UA - $50 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    A tractor mows in the field between Tanana Loop and West Tanana Drive on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus as the University of Alaska Museum of the North serves as a backdrop Tuesday afternoon, April 28, 2015.

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  10. Patriots gain soccer wins for second straight dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The North Pole High School soccer teams each raised their records to 2-0-0 with wins Friday against the Palmer Moose in Palmer.

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  11. Prep soccer: Fast start, strong second half boost South boys past Eagle RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A quick start led to a big 9-0 win for the South boys soccer team in a Cook Inlet Conference match against Eagle River on Wednesday at The Dome. South's Luke Gale started the onslaught five minutes into the game, and Pato Moyano and Talon Stanley each scored before the first half was over.

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  12. Walker not sure legislators can finish fiscal work by SundayRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2016 | Homer News

    Gov. Bill Walker said Tuesday that as much of an optimist as he is, he doesn't see state legislators wrapping up work on all the pieces needed for a fiscal plan by the scheduled end of the regular legislative session Sunday. Walker wants lawmakers to approve a fiscal package to help dig the state out of a multibillion-dollar budget deficit exacerbated by low oil prices.

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  13. Mariner soccer teams score wins at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Homer News

    Homer High School's boys and girls varsity soccer teams played through the cold rain on Saturday, each earning wins against Eagle River. Soccer games are only cancelled in the case of snow, said Homer High School Athletic Director Chris Perk.

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  14. On Writing: Burn your Strunk and WhiteRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    It's a late afternoon in February. I'm out at Eagle Beach with my dogs Murphy and Molly, walking along Eagle River where it opens into Lynn Canal.

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  15. Walker says he'd veto Anchorage legislative office purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Gov. Bill Walker said Thursday that he would veto the purchase of a legislative office building in Anchorage if that item remains in the state infrastructure budget. Walker told The Associated Press the purchase is not compatible with where the state is financially right now.

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  16. Alaska House moves tax bills toward floor voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov. Bill Walker's tax proposals Thursday took a big step forward in the House, though the bills still face substantial opposition and a time crunch with just three days left in the legislative session. The House Finance Committee took public testimony on Walker's proposed personal income tax, with co-chair Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, saying he wanted to advance the legislation to the floor for a vote.

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  17. Inside Real Estate: Friendlier building permit regime gives Mat-Su an edge over AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    According to the latest census data for 2015, Anchorage has lost 1,458 residents when compared to 2014 while her popular neighbor to the north, the Mat-Su Borough gained 1,801. How many of Anchorage's lost neighbors became residents of the Mat-Su is hard to calculate, but anyone who's driven the Glenn Highway in the past 12 months can attest to the growing long line of traffic back and forth.

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  18. Capital budget sliced to $80M in UGF; federal match raises total to $1.5BRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Just when it appeared Alaska's capital budget couldn't get smaller, the Senate Finance Committee found ways to cut state further. The committee version of the 2017 fiscal year capital budget, introduced April 11, contains just $79.7 million in new unrestricted general funds, which is more than $100 million less than Gov. Bill Walker's original capital budget request.

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  19. Senate Finance introduces bill to tap Permanent Fund earningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Alaska Senate Finance Committee has unveiled its plan to fill much of the state's $4.1 billion annual deficit using the Alaska Permanent Fund. In April 12 meeting, Sen. Anna MacKinnon, R-Eagle River, and co-chair of the committee, debuted "in pencil - per the governor - a committee substitute for Senate Bill 128."

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  20. Senate committee introduces new bill to balance budget with Permanent Fund earningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Much of the state government's budget would be paid using the Permanent Fund's earnings under a bill the Senate Finance Committee introduced Tuesday. It also would reduce Permanent Fund dividends, but could make them more stable for the future.

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