Alaska 2008 ballot measures
- Four measures were initiated state statutes.
- One measure was a legislatively-referred bond question.
- One measure was approved and four were defeated.
On the ballot
|IndISS||Measure 1||Gambling||Establishes an Alaskan Gaming Commission|
|IndISS||Measure 2||Hunting||Prohibits shooting of grizzly bears by aircraft|
|IndISS||Measure 3||Campaigns||Provides public funding for legislative campaigns|
|IndISS||Measure 4||Water||Imposes water quality standards on new large scale metallic mineral mining operations|
|BI||Proposition A||Bonds||Issues $315,050,000 in bonds for transportation projects|
Not on the ballot
|IndISS||Anti-Corruption||Elections and campaigns||Would prohibit publicly funded lobbying||On for 2010|
|IndISS||Healthcare reform||Healthcare||Certificate of need requirement apply only to certain facilities||Petition deadline: September 15, 2008|
|IndISS||Fisheries Conservation||Environmental Reform||An Act to restore fisheries conservation and habitat protection functions to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game||Under review by Lt. Governor|
|IndISS||Pollution Zone||Environment||Prohibiting pollution mixing zones in salmon and other fisheries||Under review by the Lt. Governor|
|IndISS||Protect Alaska's Clean Water Act v.3 (2008)||Environment||Restrict release of pollutants from mining||In litigation|
|Alaska House Joint Resolution 2 (2008)||Gambling||Requires voter & legislative approval to open gaming operations||Approved by the House|
State of Alaska
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Comptroller | Commissioner of the Department of Revenue | Commissioner of Education | Director of Insurance | Director of Agriculture | Commissioner of Natural Resources | Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development | Regulatory Commission |