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Alaska Public
$488M budget easily clears Anchorage AssemblyThe Anchorage Assembly during its April 26th meeting. Photo: Zachariah Hughes,
$488M budget easily clears Anchorage Assembly
Alaska Public / Posted 7 days ago
The Anchorage Assembly during its April 26th meeting. Photo: Zachariah Hughes, Alaska Public Media. The total price-tag on Anchorage’s 2016 operating budget is about $488 million. That’s up around $7 million dollars from a few months ago, $3 million... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Assembly approves amendment to use $5 million of surplus money for taxpayer rebate after Sept. 1the city's budget surplus to issue a tax rebate to property owners after Sept.
Assembly approves amendment to use $5 million of surplus money for taxpayer rebate after Sept. 1
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 7 days ago
the city's budget surplus to issue a tax rebate to property owners after Sept. 1. The amendment passed by a 9-2 vote. The Anchorage Assembly tackled an envious problem Tuesday: how to spend approximately $15 million dollars left over from the last... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Anchorage Assembly to debate $15 million budget surplus at Tuesday meetingAs state lawmakers in Juneau scramble to close a massive $4 billion budget gap,
Anchorage Assembly to debate $15 million budget surplus at Tuesday meeting
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 8 days ago
As state lawmakers in Juneau scramble to close a massive $4 billion budget gap, The Anchorage Assembly has a decidedly different problem on its hands. Assembly members are trying to determine what to do with a $15 million budget surplus. At... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Anchorage Assembly certifies April election; new members sworn inThe Anchorage Assembly unanimously certified the results of the April 5th elect
Anchorage Assembly certifies April election; new members sworn in
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 14 days ago
The Anchorage Assembly unanimously certified the results of the April 5th election at its meeting on April 19th. Election results for two School Board seats, nine propositions and five assembly seats were all confirmed. Tuesday was the last meeting... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
New ordinance establishes community guidelines for marijuana businessesThe Anchorage Assembly unanimously passed an ordinance Tuesday night that provi
New ordinance establishes community guidelines for marijuana businesses
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 20 days ago
The Anchorage Assembly unanimously passed an ordinance Tuesday night that provides recommendations to make sure marijuana businesses engage in "responsible community planning." At the end of the ordinance is a "memorandum of understanding",... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Anchorage officials propose changes to rental property lawstime in four decades. An ordinance addressing the issues pertaining to rental
Anchorage officials propose changes to rental property laws
Juneau Empire / Posted 20 days ago
time in four decades. An ordinance addressing the issues pertaining to rental properties is being introduced Tuesday by Anchorage Assembly members Dick Traini, Elvi Gray-Jackson and Ernie Hall, and Mayor Ethan Berkowitz. Current city code has... Read more
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Alaska Public
school bondsroad extension to Nome; fatal hit-and-run suspect arrested; Coastal Zone Manage
school bonds
Alaska Public / Posted 25 days ago
road extension to Nome; fatal hit-and-run suspect arrested; Coastal Zone Management; Clearwire wireless leaving Alaska; Anchorage Assembly asking for $59 million in on next ballot. KSKA: Friday, 12/9 @ 2:00pm & Saturday, 12/10 @... Read more
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Alaska Public
The Amsterdam of Alaska: pot businesses sit down with SpenardJay Stange, vice-president of the council. Stange said that because the permit
The Amsterdam of Alaska: pot businesses sit down with Spenard
Alaska Public / Posted 26 days ago
Jay Stange, vice-president of the council. Stange said that because the permit system goes through the state and the full Anchorage Assembly, communities don’t have any binding power over whether or not a business gets approved to open. Instead,... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Uncounted ballots could decide several tight races in Anchorage electionMoser. Officials say those remaining ballots could swing a couple of tight race
Uncounted ballots could decide several tight races in Anchorage election
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 27 days ago
Moser. Officials say those remaining ballots could swing a couple of tight races that are too close to call. -- South Anchorage Assembly Candidate John Weddleton has 290 more votes than challenger Treg Taylor. -- School Board Seat B has Kay... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Assembly member Amy Demboski to host 2-hour radio show on KVNTNewly re-elected Anchorage Assembly member Amy Demboski will be hosting a weekd
Assembly member Amy Demboski to host 2-hour radio show on KVNT
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 27 days ago
Newly re-elected Anchorage Assembly member Amy Demboski will be hosting a weekday radio show on KVNT 1020 AM and 92.5 FM, the radio station announced in a press release Wednesday. Beginning April 20, Demboski will host a two-hour show from 4 p.m. to... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Anchorage voters favoring incumbents with 13 precincts reportingis also leading challenger Ron Alleva in the Midtown race. Treg Taylor continu
Anchorage voters favoring incumbents with 13 precincts reporting
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 28 days ago
is also leading challenger Ron Alleva in the Midtown race. Treg Taylor continues to lead the three-way race for the South Anchorage assembly seat, with a solid lead over John Weddleton and Mark Schimscheimer. Results for school board candidates... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Outgoing assembly members share thoughts on potential assembly shiftFor the past nine years Jennifer Johnston has held a seat on the Anchorage Asse
Outgoing assembly members share thoughts on potential assembly shift
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 29 days ago
For the past nine years Jennifer Johnston has held a seat on the Anchorage Assembly representing South Anchorage. On April 5th, her seat will be on the ballot. “I think fresh blood is always good,” said Johnston. Also leaving the assembly is Paul... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Voting tomorrow? Here's where to find your polling location in Anchorageto be engaged in the process." In this election, voters will be able to select
Voting tomorrow? Here's where to find your polling location in Anchorage
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 29 days ago
to be engaged in the process." In this election, voters will be able to select who they want to represent them in the Anchorage Assembly. They can also vote for school board candidates and various propositions, including instituting a... Read more
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Alaska Public
Adam TrombleyThe Anchorage Assembly unanimously passed a new version of an ordinance that al
Adam Trombley
Alaska Public / Posted 1 months ago
The Anchorage Assembly unanimously passed a new version of an ordinance that allows bars to stay open for an extra 'safety' hour so that patrons can filter out slowly. The assembly hopes the new version of the law will increase participation in a... Read more

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