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Four Alaska lawmakers claim maximum retroactive allowance - KTUU.com

Wed, 2019-08-21 19:22
Four Alaska lawmakers claim maximum retroactive allowance  KTUU.com

Four Alaska lawmakers received the maximum allowable daily allowance for the time between the end of the regular session in May and passage of a state ...

Alaska governor challenges news media headline; calls it 'inaccurate' - webcenter11

Wed, 2019-08-21 16:22
Alaska governor challenges news media headline; calls it 'inaccurate'  webcenter11

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) Governor Mike Dunleavy took offense to a headline from Anchorage Daily News released Tuesday. The ADN article entitled ...

Records: 4 Alaska lawmakers claim maximum retroactive allowance - Anchorage Daily News

Wed, 2019-08-21 15:57
Records: 4 Alaska lawmakers claim maximum retroactive allowance  Anchorage Daily News

JUNEAU — Four Alaska lawmakers received the maximum allowable daily allowances for the time between the end of the drawn-out regular session in May and ...

Marcus Sanders appointed to suicide prevention council - Must Read Alaska

Wed, 2019-08-21 15:48
Marcus Sanders appointed to suicide prevention council  Must Read Alaska

No sooner had he resigned from the Alaska Human Rights Commission, Marcus Sanders has received an appointment to the Alaska Suicide Prevention Council ...

Records: 4 lawmakers claim max retroactive allowance | Alaska News - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Wed, 2019-08-21 15:33
Records: 4 lawmakers claim max retroactive allowance | Alaska News  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Four Alaska lawmakers received the maximum allowable daily allowances for the time between the end of the drawn-out regular ...

Health care funds restored and vetoed in Dunleavy's final budget decision - State of Reform - State of Reform

Wed, 2019-08-21 14:51
Health care funds restored and vetoed in Dunleavy's final budget decision - State of Reform  State of Reform

On Monday, Governor Dunleavy announced his final decisions on the state operating budget through the enactment and line-item vetoes in HB 2001. Back in ...

Juneau delegation talks Medicaid, ferry cuts - Juneau Empire

Wed, 2019-08-21 14:45
Juneau delegation talks Medicaid, ferry cuts  Juneau Empire

Sen. Jesse Kiehl doesn't think much of the governor's approach to the state budget. “He's making it up as he goes along,” Kiehl told the Empire Wednesday.

Records: 4 Lawmakers Claim Max Retroactive Allowance | Alaska News - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 2019-08-21 12:19
Records: 4 Lawmakers Claim Max Retroactive Allowance | Alaska News  U.S. News & World Report

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Records from a legislative agency show four Alaska lawmakers received the maximum allowable daily allowance for the time between ...

University of Alaska regents cancel financial declaration | Newstalk 750 - 103.7 KFQD - KFQD

Wed, 2019-08-21 11:55
University of Alaska regents cancel financial declaration | Newstalk 750 - 103.7 KFQD  KFQD

The University of Alaska Board of Regents meets in an emergency meeting in Anchorage, Alaska Monday, July 22, 2019. Regents voted 10-1 to declare a ...

Arts Advocates Help Restore Funding to Alaska's Arts Agency - Hyperallergic

Wed, 2019-08-21 10:46
Arts Advocates Help Restore Funding to Alaska's Arts Agency  Hyperallergic

Following statewide outcry, in an emergency special session of the Alaska state legislature, representatives restored full funding to the state's arts agency in a ...

Everything you need to know about the vacant Chris Birch Senate seat appointment process - Alaska Landmine

Wed, 2019-08-21 10:41
Everything you need to know about the vacant Chris Birch Senate seat appointment process  Alaska Landmine

Vacancies in the Legislature don't happen too often. The definition of vacancy is “death, resignation, impeachment, recall and so on.” The most common cause ...

Alaska public broadcasters lose state funding - Current

Wed, 2019-08-21 10:10
Alaska public broadcasters lose state funding  Current

With a line-item veto to an appropriations bill Monday, Alaska's governor eliminated the state's funding for public broadcasters. The bill signed by Republican ...

Rep. Andi Story - Alaskajournal.com

Wed, 2019-08-21 08:24
Rep. Andi Story  Alaskajournal.com

As the Legislature and the governor wrestle with assuring an affordable and sustainable budget, Alaskans are being forced to decide what we, as a society, ...

Robert Seitz - Alaskajournal.com

Wed, 2019-08-21 08:24
Robert Seitz  Alaskajournal.com

The article entitled “Concept scrapped for unified Railbelt utility,” written by Elwood Brehmer in the Alaska Journal of Commerce on July 17, does not mean the ...

Rep. Andi Story - Alaskajournal.com

Wed, 2019-08-21 08:24
Rep. Andi Story  Alaskajournal.com

As the Legislature and the governor wrestle with assuring an affordable and sustainable budget, Alaskans are being forced to decide what we, as a society, ...

Robert Seitz - Alaskajournal.com

Wed, 2019-08-21 08:24
Robert Seitz  Alaskajournal.com

The article entitled “Concept scrapped for unified Railbelt utility,” written by Elwood Brehmer in the Alaska Journal of Commerce on July 17, does not mean the ...

OPINION: Of ants and grasshoppers - Alaskajournal.com

Wed, 2019-08-21 08:04
OPINION: Of ants and grasshoppers  Alaskajournal.com

Winter is coming, and the grasshoppers are knocking on the ants' door once more. A two-page rewrite of the production tax code was filed as a voter initiative on ...

OPINION: Of ants and grasshoppers - Alaskajournal.com

Wed, 2019-08-21 08:04
OPINION: Of ants and grasshoppers  Alaskajournal.com

Winter is coming, and the grasshoppers are knocking on the ants' door once more.

GUEST COMMENTARY: State budget is a reflection of Alaskans' values - Alaskajournal.com

Wed, 2019-08-21 08:04
GUEST COMMENTARY: State budget is a reflection of Alaskans' values  Alaskajournal.com

As the Legislature and the governor wrestle with assuring an affordable and sustainable budget, Alaskans are being forced to decide what we, as a society, ...

Banks see positives in economy amid budget debate - Alaskajournal.com

Wed, 2019-08-21 08:04
Banks see positives in economy amid budget debate  Alaskajournal.com

Alaska banks are seeing positives in the state economy despite uncertainties caused by the state's budget situation.

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