Legislative News

Manitoba's Pallister blasts Quebec over list of demands to federal parties - Alaska Highway News

Mon, 2019-01-21 12:26
Manitoba's Pallister blasts Quebec over list of demands to federal parties  Alaska Highway News

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says a list of demands by his Quebec counterpart presented to the prime minister last week is nothing more than ...

House deadlock won't interfere with Dunleavy's State of the State speech, lawmakers say - Anchorage Daily News

Mon, 2019-01-21 12:25
House deadlock won't interfere with Dunleavy's State of the State speech, lawmakers say  Anchorage Daily News

Gov. Mike Dunleavy is expected to deliver his first annual remarks Tuesday evening.

House members to begin informal hearings - Must Read Alaska

Mon, 2019-01-21 10:28
House members to begin informal hearings  Must Read Alaska

(2-minute read) COMMITTEE-FREE EDUCATIONAL MEETINGS TO PROCEED. With no majority caucus in place, some Alaska House of Representatives ...

House members to begin informal hearings - Must Read Alaska

Mon, 2019-01-21 10:22
House members to begin informal hearings  Must Read Alaska

(2-minute read) COMMITTEE-FREE EDUCATIONAL MEETINGS TO PROCEED. With no majority caucus in place, some Alaska House of Representatives ...

Opinion: A fresh start for working Alaskans - Juneau Empire

Mon, 2019-01-21 06:00
Opinion: A fresh start for working Alaskans  Juneau Empire

It's time to do things differently and reject partisan politics.

Alaska needs a diversified economy | Community Perspectives - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Mon, 2019-01-21 00:00
Alaska needs a diversified economy | Community Perspectives  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Born and raised in Fairbanks, I've watched too many years of Alaska's boom and bust budgeting. It reminds me of a lifespan: first, a fabulous childhood full of ...

The Sunday Minefield - January 20, 2019 - Alaska Landmine

Sun, 2019-01-20 14:35
The Sunday Minefield - January 20, 2019  Alaska Landmine

This week kicked off the first week of the 31st Alaska Legislature. There was no shortage of drama in Juneau. If this week is any indication of how things will go ...

Manitoba's former justice minister seeks NDP nod to run in federal election - Alaska Highway News

Sun, 2019-01-20 14:08
Manitoba's former justice minister seeks NDP nod to run in federal election  Alaska Highway News

WINNIPEG — A former Manitoba justice minister is aiming to leave the provincial legislature for a seat in the House of Commons.Andrew Swan, who has been ...

Diversity by the numbers - Must Read Alaska

Sun, 2019-01-20 12:07
Diversity by the numbers  Must Read Alaska

LEGISLATURE GETTING MORE VARIED, BUT POWER SHIFTS TO VALLEY. Although Must Read Alaska doesn't subscribe to Identity Politics Monthly, we love ...

Diversity by the numbers - Must Read Alaska

Sun, 2019-01-20 12:07
Diversity by the numbers  Must Read Alaska

LEGISLATURE GETTING MORE VARIED, BUT POWER SHIFTS TO VALLEY. Although Must Read Alaska doesn't subscribe to Identity Politics Monthly, we love ...

Honoring an Alaskan icon and mentor - Anchorage Daily News

Sun, 2019-01-20 08:33
Honoring an Alaskan icon and mentor  Anchorage Daily News

Bettye Davis viewed the relationship between constituents and their elected representative as a sacred bond of trust that was never to be broken by mere ...

Talking Alaska Gas Development Corporation with former chair Dave Cruz - Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

Sun, 2019-01-20 07:00
Talking Alaska Gas Development Corporation with former chair Dave Cruz  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

Former Alaska Gasline Development Corp Chairman of the Board and current board member Dave Cruz was gracious enough to invite me out to his hangar at ...

Grussendorf sentencing pushed back for defense expert testimony - Juneau Empire

Sun, 2019-01-20 06:00
Grussendorf sentencing pushed back for defense expert testimony  Juneau Empire

The sentencing for a Juneau man convicted of sexual abuse of a minor has been pushed back, as the defense is working on bringing in an expert witness.

B.C. byelection in NDP territory tests strength of minority government - Alaska Highway News

Sun, 2019-01-20 03:00
B.C. byelection in NDP territory tests strength of minority government  Alaska Highway News

NANAIMO, B.C. — British Columbia's minority New Democrat government faces a crucial popularity test this month in a byelection in one of its traditionally safe ...

The governor's PFD plan: It already has its critics, but we should hear it out - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Sun, 2019-01-20 00:00
The governor's PFD plan: It already has its critics, but we should hear it out  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

News-Miner opinion: Gov. Mike Dunleavy's proposal to restore the past three years of Alaska Permanent Fund dividends to their full amounts and to pay a full ...

Legislative Review for Jan. 20 | Journal-news | journal-news.net - Martinsburg Journal

Sat, 2019-01-19 20:00
Legislative Review for Jan. 20 | Journal-news | journal-news.net  Martinsburg Journal

Del. Tom Bibby. R-Berkeley, 62. As delegate for the 62nd House District in the 84th Legislative Session, I plan to work closely with the House leaders on a bold ...

Dunleavy's dilemma: Supersized dividends create a big budget problem - Anchorage Daily News

Sat, 2019-01-19 16:48
Dunleavy's dilemma: Supersized dividends create a big budget problem  Anchorage Daily News

JUNEAU — Sen. Bert Stedman, a Sitka Republican and co-chair of the Senate Finance Committee, has an analogy for what will happen on the day Gov.

Edie Grunwald, mother of slain Palmer teen, appointed chair of parole board - Anchorage Daily News

Sat, 2019-01-19 16:44
Edie Grunwald, mother of slain Palmer teen, appointed chair of parole board  Anchorage Daily News

PALMER -- Gov. Mike Dunleavy has appointed the mother of a murdered Mat-Su teenager in the midst of a high-profile ongoing criminal case to serve as chair ...

Woman reunited with cat that was missing for years in Alaska - CityNews Calgary

Sat, 2019-01-19 11:43
Woman reunited with cat that was missing for years in Alaska  CityNews Calgary

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Wasilla woman has been reunited with a cat that disappeared more than three years ago from its home at Joint Base ...

Liberals name Richard T. Lee as new candidate in Burnaby South - Alaska Highway News

Sat, 2019-01-19 07:43
Liberals name Richard T. Lee as new candidate in Burnaby South  Alaska Highway News

BURNABY, B.C. — The federal Liberals have named a new candidate to run against NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh in the Burnaby South byelection.They say ...

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