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Alaska 2008 ballot measures

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Five statewide ballot proposition were on the 2008 ballot in Alaska.

National overview

August 26:

Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Measure 1 Gambling Establishes an Alaskan Gaming Commission Defeatedd
IndISS Measure 2 Hunting Prohibits shooting of grizzly bears by aircraft Defeatedd
IndISS Measure 3 Campaigns Provides public funding for legislative campaigns Defeatedd
IndISS Measure 4 Water Imposes water quality standards on new large scale metallic mineral mining operations Defeatedd

November 4:

Type Title Subject Description Result
BI Proposition A Bonds Issues $315,050,000 in bonds for transportation projects Approveda

Other 2008/2010 petitions

Type Title Subject Description Result
CISS Anti-Corruption Campaign finance Would prohibit publicly funded lobbying On for 2010
CISS Health care reform Health care Certificate of need requirement apply only to certain facilities Petition deadline: September 15, 2008
CISS 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
CISS Pollution Zone Environment Prohibiting pollution mixing zones in salmon and other fisheries Under review by the Lt. Governor
CISS Protect Alaska's Clean Water v.2 Environmental Reform Restricting the release of pollutants from mining Denied
CISS Protect Alaska's Clean Water Act v.3 (2008) Environment Restrict release of pollutants from mining In litigation
CISS Alaska's Clean Elections Act v.2 Campaign Finance Reform Would create public funding for campaigns and amend the oil and gas production tax to levy and collect a surcharge as the source for the funding Denied on July, 19, 2007
CSS Alaskan Independence Administration of Government Alaskan Independence Denied
CISS Protect Alaska's Children Environmental Reform Restricting the release of pesticides near children Failed to meet signature requirements
LR Alaska House Joint Resolution 2 (2008) Gambling Requires voter & legislative approval to open gaming operations Approved by the House

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