Tag: Alaska Redistricting Board

Redistricting Challengers Will Present Case in January

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The case challenging the Alaska Redistricting Board re-map of legislative districts is slowly proceeding.

Alaska News Nightly: August 8, 2011

Salazar’s Third Visit to Alaska Focuses on Development Issues, States Offered Waivers From No Child Left Behind Bill, Rising Gold Price Good for Business In Alaska, Redistricting Challengers Will Present Case in January, and more...

Redistricting in Alaska

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Wednesday, August 10 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm The State of Alaska received its 2010 Census redistricting data in March and one month later, adopted a revised set of redistricting maps. How were these new maps developed and what do they mean for Alaska residents?

Alaska Redistricting Lawsuits Consolidated

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Three lawsuits over Alaska's new political boundaries have been consolidated and will be heard in Fairbanks.

Alaska News Nightly: July 25, 2011

Two Bodies Found in Plane Wreckage Near Eaglecrest Ski Area, Four Rescued from Floatplane Crash in Cook Inlet, Survival Camp Teenagers Attacked by Bear, Village Public Safety Officer Shot in Napakiak, and more...

Fairbanks Meets Deadline for Redistricting Challenge

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Lawsuits have been filed challenging Alaska’s redistricting plan. The deadline to sue over the state board developed voting district map was Wednesday, and challenges are coming from Fairbanks.

Alaska News Nightly: July 14, 2011

Conservationists Lend Support to Alaska’s Subsistence Whalers, Senate Finance Committee Examines Efforts to Lower Oil Taxes, Fairbanks Meets Deadline for Redistricting Challenge, U.S. House Passes Bill to Curtail EPA, and more...

Alaska News Nightly: June 14, 2011

Kuskokwim River Closed to King Salmon Fishing by Emergency Order, State Closes Anchor River to Fishing, AK Pride Pays Forward Their ‘Today’ Show Donations, Redistricting Board Holds Ceremonial Signing of Plan, and more...

Redistricting Leads to Big Election Year in 2012

State voting district boundaries have changed so substantially under the new map drawn by the Alaska Redistricting Board that every state senator but one will face election next year, even though many were not scheduled for election until 2014.

Alaska News Nightly: June 13, 2011

Redistricting Leads to Big Election Year in 2012, Talkeetna Woman Found, Hospitalized After Search Called Off, Vote Delayed on Bycatch Reduction Alternatives, Port Moller Test Fishery to Receive Boost, and more...

Alaska News Nightly: June 8, 2011

Scientists Says Ketchikan Facing 'Massive' PSP Event, Critics Label Redistricting Plan ‘Flawed’, Special Session Cost Alaska At Least $960,018, Hastings Fire Expected to Increase, and more...

Critics Label Redistricting Plan ‘Flawed’

More than a few complaints are being heard about the draft final redistricting plan released this week by the Alaska Redistricting Board.

Lawmakers Square Off Over Redistricting Boundaries

Alaska’s Redistricting Board continues working toward its June 14 deadline for a new set of legislative boundaries. It’s made major changes in a controversial, earlier plan for Southeast Alaska to answer community concerns. But the result pits two pairs of sitting lawmakers against each other.

Redistricting Board Takes House Seat from Southeast, Gives One to Mat-Su

The Alaska Redistricting Board has approved new political boundaries that significantly change some state Senate districts. Executive Director Taylor Bickford, says there's still a few minor details to iron out.

Alaska News Nightly: June 7, 2011

Copies of Palin’s Emails Will Be Available to Public, British Ambassador Takes First Trip to Alaska, DOD releases IDs of soldiers killed in Afghanistan, Mountain Sickness Keeps Ranger Patrol Busy, and more...