Legislative News

Dunleavy's budget: $3000 dividend checks but a bigger deficit - Anchorage Daily News

Fri, 2018-12-14 16:50
Dunleavy's budget: $3000 dividend checks but a bigger deficit  Anchorage Daily News

JUNEAU — Lower projected oil prices and a larger Permanent Fund dividend are generating a $1.6 billion deficit in Gov. Mike Dunleavy's inaugural state ...

Know Your Rights: Guns in Alaska - KTUU.com

Fri, 2018-12-14 15:48
Know Your Rights: Guns in Alaska  KTUU.com

Alaskans may be better versed on the U.S. Constitution's Second Amendment supporting gun rights than they are on other amendments in the Bill of Rights.

APD doesn't release mugshots to the public. Here's why they say they can't. - KTUU.com

Fri, 2018-12-14 15:43
APD doesn't release mugshots to the public. Here's why they say they can't.  KTUU.com

Unlike many police forces in the Lower 48, Anchorage Police Department does not release mug shots of suspects upon notification of arrests. We break down ...

Rick Rydell leaves airwaves for Fish and Game post - Must Read Alaska

Fri, 2018-12-14 14:53
Rick Rydell leaves airwaves for Fish and Game post  Must Read Alaska

ALSO, BEN MULLIGAN, EDDIE GRASSER TAPPED FOR KEY POSITIONS. Popular talk show host Rick Rydell, whose legal surname is Green, is joining the ...

Michigan governor signs bills to gut wage, sick time laws - Alaska Highway News

Fri, 2018-12-14 11:13
Michigan governor signs bills to gut wage, sick time laws  Alaska Highway News

LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday signed laws to significantly scale back citizen-initiated measures to raise Michigan's minimum wage and require ...

Winnipeg gets an extra seat, rural areas lose one for next Manitoba election - Alaska Highway News

Fri, 2018-12-14 09:46
Winnipeg gets an extra seat, rural areas lose one for next Manitoba election  Alaska Highway News

WINNIPEG — Boundaries for the next Manitoba election have been set and Winnipeg will get an extra legislature seat at the expense of rural areas.

A 50 state open primary in 2020 is within our reach | TheHill - The Hill

Fri, 2018-12-14 07:30
A 50 state open primary in 2020 is within our reach | TheHill  The Hill

The 2020 presidential race has begun. Early speculation is that 20 Democrats may throw their hat in the ring and that John Kasich may challenge President ...

Alaska Legislature Approves $25 Million in Federal Funds for DOT&PF Emergency response - Alaska Native News

Fri, 2018-12-14 07:22
Alaska Legislature Approves $25 Million in Federal Funds for DOT&PF Emergency response  Alaska Native News

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – Today, the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee approved $25 million in federal receipt authority for the Alaska Department of ...

Why the Marshall Islands Is Trying to Launch a Cryptocurrency - Bloomberg

Fri, 2018-12-14 02:00
Why the Marshall Islands Is Trying to Launch a Cryptocurrency  Bloomberg

The country, facing rising seas and financial isolation, desperately needed a get-rich-quick scheme. Naturally, it decided to create a legal tender cryptocurrency.

You Want Snacks With That? New Jersey Bill Considers Marijuana Delivery - The New York Times

Fri, 2018-12-14 01:00
You Want Snacks With That? New Jersey Bill Considers Marijuana Delivery  The New York Times

Though the effort to legalize marijuana has been mired in political gridlock, the legislation does provides a road map for how legalized marijuana would be ...

Know Your Rights: Public Records and Information - KTUU.com

Thu, 2018-12-13 20:23
Know Your Rights: Public Records and Information  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — Curious which dog names are the most popular? Or how your neighborhood school rates? Here's how to be a citizen sleuth.

Correction: Legislature-Alaska story | Alaska News - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Thu, 2018-12-13 15:13
Correction: Legislature-Alaska story | Alaska News  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — In a story Dec. 11 about a disputed Alaska House race, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Republicans are challenging ...

Correction: Legislature-Alaska story | Alaska News - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Thu, 2018-12-13 14:56
Correction: Legislature-Alaska story | Alaska News  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — In a story Dec. 11 about a disputed Alaska House race, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Republicans are challenging ...

Price tag for earthquake road work reaches $25 million -- so far - Anchorage Daily News

Thu, 2018-12-13 13:10
Price tag for earthquake road work reaches $25 million -- so far  Anchorage Daily News

JUNEAU — The price tag for temporary road repairs after the Nov. 30 Southcentral earthquake has reached $25 million, a Legislative hearing revealed ...

The trade-offs of a fat Permanent Fund dividend - Anchorage Daily News

Thu, 2018-12-13 10:38
The trade-offs of a fat Permanent Fund dividend  Anchorage Daily News

The more we spend on the PFD, the less money we have for public services, like schools and public safety — unless we institute new taxes.

Stedman assembles strong, diverse team for Southeast - Must Read Alaska

Thu, 2018-12-13 10:04
Stedman assembles strong, diverse team for Southeast  Must Read Alaska

ADDS BUDGET EXPERT PETE ECKLUND. Sen. Bert Stedman of Sitka has assembled an experienced staff from Southeast Alaska that puts the region in a ...

Stedman assembles strong, diverse team for Southeast - Must Read Alaska

Thu, 2018-12-13 10:04
Stedman assembles strong, diverse team for Southeast  Must Read Alaska

ADDS BUDGET EXPERT PETE ECKLUND. Sen. Bert Stedman of Sitka has assembled an experienced staff from Southeast Alaska that puts the region in a ...

Executive Director - Undercurrent News

Thu, 2018-12-13 08:59
Executive Director  Undercurrent News

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI), Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development (DCCED) State of Alaska is hiring for the ...

Court nixes pension law that prompted teacher protests - Alaska Highway News

Thu, 2018-12-13 06:08
Court nixes pension law that prompted teacher protests  Alaska Highway News

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a law that made changes to the state's struggling public pension system eight ...

Public member sought for APOC - The cordova Times

Thu, 2018-12-13 01:00
Public member sought for APOC  The cordova Times

Applications are being accepted through Dec. 28 for a person to serve a five-year term starting in March 2019 as the public member on the Alaska Public Offices ...

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