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  1. Week 3 in Juneau: - We need to man up and do our jobs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Senate State Affairs Committee members John Coghill, R-North Pole, left, Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak, Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla, and Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, listen to UAA Professor Emeritus in Economics Scott Goldsmith about possible budget solutions during a hearing for SB 128 at the Capitol on Thursday. Photo/Michael Penn/Juneau Empire JUNEAU - The Legislature ground through its 18th day in Juneau as of Feb. 5 with 72 days to go until its scheduled adjournment.

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  2. UPDATED: Walker gives Ruffner second shot at Board of FisheriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Outgoing director of the Kenai Watershed Forum Robert Ruffner holds a "board of fish" presented to him during an event in his honor on Jan. 9 at Kenai's Triumverate theatre. Ruffner was nominated to the Board of Fisheries in early 2015, but failed to be confirmed by a 30-29 vote.

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  3. Wasilla bans marijuana businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Southcentral Alaska's business just got more concentrated in Anchorage - the Valley, long a byword for marijuana cultivation, is out. The Wasilla city council voted unanimously to ban all commercial marijuana within city limits, further narrowing options for Alaska cannabis industry to enter the newly legal market.

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  4. Fish Factor: Halibut stock shows signs of stability after decade of cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Despite some encouraging signs that Pacific halibut stocks are stabilizing after being on a downward spiral for nearly two decades, catches could decrease slightly in most regions again next year. That's IF fishery managers accept the catch recommendations by halibut scientists, which they don't always do.

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  5. Attorney General grilled over transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Attorney General Craig Richards, seen here Oct. 28 revealing a proposal by Gov. Bill Walker's administration to begin using Permanent Fund earnings to fill the state's budget deficit. Richards was grilled later that day by senators on separate issues of missing gasline officials at a Finance Committee hearing and an Oct. 14 letter from Walker directing all agencies to send Richards correspondence about AK LNG with state legislators for approval.

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  6. Movers & Shakers 11/01/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    PND Engineers Inc. has selected Wade Lundberg , P.E., to be a principal in the firm. Lundberg has 15 years of professional engineering experience, joining PND's Anchorage office in 2000 and transitioning to its Seattle office in 2007.

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  7. Board decides Legislature must authorize marijuana clubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Legislature will have to decide whether or not to allow cannabis social clubs in Alaska, following a highly contentious Marijuana Control Board ruling on Sept. 24 that prohibited clubs.

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  8. Another Ak LNG issue: Who pays for state access to gas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    If the giant Alaska LNG Project is built, more than three billion cubic feet of gas will be flowing through the Matanuska-Susitna Borough every day by pipeline. The answer to that is yes, but there are qualifications, and Mat-Su legislators say they are getting a lot of questions about gas availability from constituents.

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  9. Movers & Shakers 9/20/15Read the original story

    Sep 16, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Dr. Deena Paramo of Wasilla has been appointed to the University of Alaska Board of Regents. Paramo has extensive experience in Alaska's education system, and is currently the Superintendent of Schools for the Mat-Su Borough School District.

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  10. Senators push against wetlands requirements at field hearingRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    With Congress on its annual August recess, Alaska's senators took the opportunity Aug. 17 to commiserate with Alaskans troubled by federal wetlands regulations and grill the federal officials tasked with implementing the requirements at a Senate field hearing in Wasilla. Invited testimony during the first hearing panel was heard from mining and construction industry representatives, North Slope region Alaska Native corporations and the State of Alaska through Department of Natural Resources Deputy Commissioner Ed Fogels.

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  11. Inside Real Estate: Alaska communities have range of balance in home marketRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Alaska Multiple Service is a statewide organization that publishes a weekly market activity report of all new listings, pending and sold transactions. Although it may not reflect all activity in a market, it clearly represents the vast majority of residential transactions and provides insight into local housing activity and whether or not the market in certain communities has balance defined as an equal number of new, pending and sold properties.

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  12. Discussion begins on tax creditsRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska's explorer and small producer tax credit program has been capped for this year but the program is still on the books and applications for credits are still being accepted, state Revenue Commissioner Randy Hoffbeck said. There is $500 million in the budget for the program and that's enough to pay for tax credits that have been applied for, which total about $475 million, the commissioner said.

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  13. North Pacific council will seek changes to recusal processRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The North Pacific Fishery Management Council voted on series of cuts to the Bering Sea groundfish fleet on June 7 without two of its members from Alaska. It's the second time recusals have influenced the outcome of a controversial issue with a close vote, and the council is willing to take up the issue with Congress to reexamine the entire determination process.

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