Legislative News

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.

Furie declares bankruptcy; cites $105M in unpaid state credits - Alaskajournal.com

Wed, 2019-08-21 08:03
Furie declares bankruptcy; cites $105M in unpaid state credits  Alaskajournal.com

An Alaska natural gas producer filed for bankruptcy protection last week, pointing to challenges producing enough gas in Cook Inlet and the state's decisions to ...

Furie declares bankruptcy; cites $105M in unpaid state credits - Alaskajournal.com

Wed, 2019-08-21 08:03
Furie declares bankruptcy; cites $105M in unpaid state credits  Alaskajournal.com

An Alaska natural gas producer filed for bankruptcy protection last week, pointing to challenges producing enough gas in Cook Inlet and the state's decisions to ...

Alaska governor cuts $5M in additional ferry service funding - KTUU.com

Wed, 2019-08-21 06:43
Alaska governor cuts $5M in additional ferry service funding  KTUU.com

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska's governor has vetoed additional funding for the state's ferry *service* that was placed in the budget by the Legislature.

Dunleavy cuts $5 million from Alaska ferry funding passed by Legislature - Anchorage Daily News

Wed, 2019-08-21 06:41
Dunleavy cuts $5 million from Alaska ferry funding passed by Legislature  Anchorage Daily News

JUNEAU - Gov. Mike Dunleavy has vetoed additional funding for the Alaska ferry *service* that was placed in the budget by the Legislature, a report said.

University of Alaska regents cancel financial declaration - San Luis Obispo Tribune

Wed, 2019-08-21 06:37
University of Alaska regents cancel financial declaration  San Luis Obispo Tribune

University of Alaska Board of Regents cancels declaration enabling drastic financial steps in the face of budget cuts.

University of Alaska regents cancel financial declaration - Raleigh News & Observer

Wed, 2019-08-21 06:37
University of Alaska regents cancel financial declaration  Raleigh News & Observer

The University of Alaska Board of Regents has cancelled a declaration allowing it to take drastic financial steps in the face of budget cuts, officials said.

Alaska Governor Vetoes Bill To Restore Sharp Medicaid Cuts - Kaiser Health News

Wed, 2019-08-21 04:41
Alaska Governor Vetoes Bill To Restore Sharp Medicaid Cuts  Kaiser Health News

Following the move by Gov. Mike Dunleavy and earlier action by the Alaska's legislature, the state's Medicaid program is expected to be cut by about 22%.

Dunleavy bypasses reporters, goes straight to the people - Must Read Alaska

Tue, 2019-08-20 22:00
Dunleavy bypasses reporters, goes straight to the people  Must Read Alaska

Over the past few days, the Governor's Office has dramatically changed the way Gov. Michael Dunleavy is reaching Alaskans with his messages about how he is ...

University of Alaska regents cancel financial declaration - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Tue, 2019-08-20 20:07
University of Alaska regents cancel financial declaration  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

University of Alaska Board of Regents cancels declaration enabling drastic financial steps in the face of budget cuts.

University of Alaska regents cancel financial declaration - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Tue, 2019-08-20 20:07
University of Alaska regents cancel financial declaration  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

University of Alaska Board of Regents cancels declaration enabling drastic financial steps in the face of budget cuts.

University of Alaska Regents Cancel Financial Declaration - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 2019-08-20 20:06
University of Alaska Regents Cancel Financial Declaration  U.S. News & World Report

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The University of Alaska Board of Regents has cancelled a declaration enabling it to take drastic financial steps in the face of ...

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019 - Alaska Public Media News

Tue, 2019-08-20 18:35
Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019  Alaska Public Media News

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 ...

The Latest: Alaska governor takes issue with coverage - WTOP

Tue, 2019-08-20 14:40
The Latest: Alaska governor takes issue with coverage  WTOP

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the Alaska oil-wealth fund dividend (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy took issue with media ...

The Latest: Alaska governor takes issue with coverage - Washington Post

Tue, 2019-08-20 14:33
The Latest: Alaska governor takes issue with coverage  Washington Post

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy took issue with media coverage in explaining why he announced by video his decision on the state budget and the oil-wealth fund ...

2YH: How to prevent a torn aorta from rupturing. - KTUU.com

Tue, 2019-08-20 13:37
2YH: How to prevent a torn aorta from rupturing.  KTUU.com

After the late Senator Chris Birch's sudden death due to a ruptured aorta, we spoke with a Cardiologist about preventative measures people can take.

Initiative filed seeking $1 billion tax hike on oil industry - Alaskajournal.com

Tue, 2019-08-20 12:39
Initiative filed seeking $1 billion tax hike on oil industry  Alaskajournal.com

A group of Alaskans has launched an effort to put a measure before voters asking them to increase taxes on the oil industry, as the governor moves to close the ...

Initiative filed seeking $1 billion tax hike on oil industry - Alaskajournal.com

Tue, 2019-08-20 12:39
Initiative filed seeking $1 billion tax hike on oil industry  Alaskajournal.com

Ken Alper, left, director of the Alaska Department of Revenue Tax Division under former Gov. Bill Walker, speaks during a Senate Finance Committee on May 17, ...

Governor signs $1600 PFD, says third special session would focus on full dividend - Alaska Public Media News

Tue, 2019-08-20 09:29
Governor signs $1600 PFD, says third special session would focus on full dividend  Alaska Public Media News

Gov. Mike Dunleavy signed a bill on Monday that provides permanent fund dividends of $1,600. He vetoed funding to reimburse municipalities for school ...

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