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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - Alaska Public Radio Network

Tue, 2018-04-24 18:02

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @aprn · Listen now. Juneau Rep. Parish won't run for re-election. Jacob Resneck, KTOO ...

None of Juneau's 3 legislators plan to seek re-election - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Tue, 2018-04-24 13:39

Juneau Empire

None of Juneau's 3 legislators plan to seek re-election
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska state Rep. Justin Parish says he will not seek re-election this year. That means none of the three members of the Legislature representing Juneau plan to run in this year's elections. Sen. Dennis Egan and Rep. Sam Kito III ...
Outgoing Juneau lawmaker's idea to cut lawmakers' pay swiftly rejectedJuneau Empire
Juneau lawmaker says he won't run for re-election, endorses former ...Anchorage Daily News

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Alaska Legislature adopts new sexual harassment policy - KTUU.com

Tue, 2018-04-24 13:13

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Alaska Legislature adopts new sexual harassment policy
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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The Alaska Legislature has approved an update to its nearly 20-year-old policy on sexual harassment that explicitly allows for the use of outside investigators in cases involving legislators under certain circumstances. A group of ...
Alaska Legislature adopts new sexual harassment policy | The ...Seattle Times

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None of Juneau's 3 Legislators Plan to Seek Re-Election - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 2018-04-24 11:46

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None of Juneau's 3 Legislators Plan to Seek Re-Election
U.S. News & World Report
By BECKY BOHRER, Associated Press. JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska state Rep. Justin Parish says he will not seek re-election this year. That means none of the three members of the Legislature representing Juneau plan to run in this year's elections. Sen ...
Outgoing Juneau lawmaker's idea to cut lawmakers' pay swiftly rejectedJuneau Empire
Juneau lawmaker says he won't run for re-election, endorses former aideAnchorage Daily News

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Alaska Legislature adopts new sexual harassment policy | State ... - Clay Center Dispatch

Tue, 2018-04-24 09:38

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Alaska Legislature adopts new sexual harassment policy | State ...
Clay Center Dispatch
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Legislature on Monday its sexual harassment policy to allow the use of outside investigators in cases involving legislators under certain circumstances.
None of Juneau's 3 Legislators Plan to Seek Re-ElectionU.S. News & World Report
Outgoing Juneau lawmaker's idea to cut lawmakers' pay swiftly rejectedJuneau Empire

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Alaska Legislature adopts new sexual harassment policy - Seattle Times

Tue, 2018-04-24 08:47

Alaska Legislature adopts new sexual harassment policy
Seattle Times
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Legislature has approved an update to its nearly 20-year-old policy on sexual harassment that explicitly allows for the use of outside investigators in cases involving legislators under certain circumstances. A group ...

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Alaska Legislature Adopts New Sexual Harassment Policy - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 2018-04-24 08:47

Alaska Legislature Adopts New Sexual Harassment Policy
U.S. News & World Report
By BECKY BOHRER, Associated Press. JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Legislature has approved an update to its nearly 20-year-old policy on sexual harassment that explicitly allows for the use of outside investigators in cases involving legislators ...

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For Alaska lawmakers, legislative session's end may be decided by Permanent Fund (again) - Juneau Empire

Tue, 2018-04-24 07:19

Juneau Empire

For Alaska lawmakers, legislative session's end may be decided by Permanent Fund (again)
Juneau Empire
Protections for the Alaska Permanent Fund are becoming the crux of negotiations to end this year's legislative session. In a Monday interview, the lead House negotiator for a bill limiting the Legislature's ability to spend from the fund said that ...
It's Day 98 — do you know where your lawmaker is?KTUU.com

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For Alaska lawmakers, legislative session's end may be decided by Permanent Fund (again) - Juneau Empire

Tue, 2018-04-24 07:14

Juneau Empire

For Alaska lawmakers, legislative session's end may be decided by Permanent Fund (again)
Juneau Empire
Protections for the Alaska Permanent Fund are becoming the crux of negotiations to end this year's legislative session. In a Monday interview, the lead House negotiator for a bill limiting the Legislature's ability to spend from the fund said that ...
It's Day 98 — do you know where your lawmaker is?KTUU.com

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Alaska State Legislature urges Congress to address state ivory bans - Alaska Public Radio Network

Tue, 2018-04-24 03:51

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Alaska State Legislature urges Congress to address state ivory bans
Alaska Public Radio Network
The Alaska State Legislature passed a resolution on Monday urging Congress to take action to protect the ability of Alaska Native artists to sell work made from legal ivory. The resolution asks Congress to pass federal legislation that would explicitly ...

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It's Day 98 — do you know where your lawmaker is? - KTUU.com

Mon, 2018-04-23 20:43

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It's Day 98 — do you know where your lawmaker is?
KTUU.com
Anchorage (KTUU) — The Alaska Legislature sailed through Day 98 of the session Monday with the Senate in “technical session” and unable to pass any bills, and the House in a real session that passed six measures — all of them uncontroversial. One ...

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Alaska Legislature roundup: Lawmakers inch toward Permanent Fund deal as fights brew over Native languages ... - Anchorage Daily News

Mon, 2018-04-23 18:40

Anchorage Daily News

Alaska Legislature roundup: Lawmakers inch toward Permanent Fund deal as fights brew over Native languages ...
Anchorage Daily News
The Alaska state Capitol in Juneau gets some early-morning sunshine Friday, March 30, 2018. (Nathaniel Herz / ADN). The Alaska state Capitol in Juneau gets some early-morning sunshine Friday, March 30, 2018. (Nathaniel Herz / ADN). Share on Facebook ...

Alaska Legislature roundup: Lawmakers inch toward Permanent Fund deal as fights brew over Native languages ... - Anchorage Daily News

Mon, 2018-04-23 18:40

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Alaska Legislature roundup: Lawmakers inch toward Permanent Fund deal as fights brew over Native languages ...
Anchorage Daily News
The Alaska state Capitol in Juneau gets some early-morning sunshine Friday, March 30, 2018. (Nathaniel Herz / ADN). The Alaska state Capitol in Juneau gets some early-morning sunshine Friday, March 30, 2018. (Nathaniel Herz / ADN). Share on Facebook ...

Alaska State Legislature urges congress to address state ivory bans - KTOO

Mon, 2018-04-23 17:00

KTOO

Alaska State Legislature urges congress to address state ivory bans
KTOO
The Alaska State Legislature passed a resolution today urging Congress to take action to protect the ability of Alaska Native artists to sell work made from legal ivory. The resolution asks Congress to pass federal legislation that would explicitly ...

Juneau lawmaker urges 75% cut to per diem pay - KTVA

Mon, 2018-04-23 10:34

KTVA

Juneau lawmaker urges 75% cut to per diem pay
KTVA
The Chair of the Alaska Legislature's Legislative Council wants to cut lawmaker per diem payments by 75 percent. Rep. Sam Kito III scheduled a committee meeting Monday to review the legislature's per diem policy and suggests slashing per diem for ...

Episode 141, Future of the fund - KTVA

Sun, 2018-04-22 18:10

KTVA

Episode 141, Future of the fund
KTVA
How much does Alaska's Permanent Fund Dividend program figure into the hopes and dreams of Alaskans? That's a question we explore this week on Frontiers. It's important because Alaskan confidence in the fund's future, or lack of confidence, might ...

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Alaska Legislature Approves Resolution for Development of Critical Arctic Infrastructure - Alaska Native News

Sun, 2018-04-22 12:38

Alaska Native News

Alaska Legislature Approves Resolution for Development of Critical Arctic Infrastructure
Alaska Native News
Juneau – Friday, the Alaska Legislature unanimously approved a resolution calling for the federal government to help develop critical infrastructure and emergency response capabilities in the Arctic region, including the development of a deep-water ...

Alaska labor deserves unemployment benefits increase - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Sun, 2018-04-22 00:04

Alaska labor deserves unemployment benefits increase
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS — Alaska stands at a crossroad. One direction leads to statewide prosperity and a robust economy, the other leads a skilled workforce heading south to earn a living. The 1,000 plus members of Laborers' Local 942 and countless other hard ...

Alaska Legislature Approves Resolution Urging Federal Government to Respect Their State's Marijuana Law - TheJointBlog (blog)

Sat, 2018-04-21 17:18

TheJointBlog (blog)

Alaska Legislature Approves Resolution Urging Federal Government to Respect Their State's Marijuana Law
TheJointBlog (blog)
Alaska's full legislature has passed a resolution urging the federal government to respect their marijuana laws, and to consider a change in federal law. House Joint Resolution No. 21 was passed unanimously by both the House and Senate. The House ...

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