Legislative News

Fish war redux - craigmedred.news

Fri, 2019-01-18 04:00
Fish war redux  craigmedred.news

The governor who embraced Cook Inlet commercial fishermen is gone. A new governor whose home is in the salmon-starved Matanuska-Susitna Borough at ...

PolitiFact: At halfway mark, Donald Trump’s campaign promises hit roadblocks - Tampa Bay Times

Fri, 2019-01-18 01:00
PolitiFact: At halfway mark, Donald Trump’s campaign promises hit roadblocks  Tampa Bay Times

“Promises made, promises kept,” went President Donald Trump's slogan at rally after rally during the midterm elections. It's a lofty mantra. How did he really do?

Divisions across the aisle and state: To move Alaska forward, legislators must work together - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Fri, 2019-01-18 00:00
Divisions across the aisle and state: To move Alaska forward, legislators must work together  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

News-Miner opinion: Elections can be messy. Governance can be messy. And sometimes there's a messiness in between. That's exactly what we have now in ...

A fresh start for working Alaskans | Community Perspectives - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Fri, 2019-01-18 00:00
A fresh start for working Alaskans | Community Perspectives  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

The 31st Alaska Legislature is the first session that I am not on the floor and in committee doing the people's work since I was first sworn in in 2003.

Session to begin with House in disarray - Juneau Empire

Thu, 2019-01-17 23:00
Session to begin with House in disarray  Juneau Empire

Correction: An earlier version of this article misspelled the names of Bruce Tangeman and Corri Feige. The 31st Legislative Session convenes today but ...

Legislators weigh in on marijuana debate | News, Sports, Jobs - Evening Observer

Thu, 2019-01-17 22:31
Legislators weigh in on marijuana debate | News, Sports, Jobs  Evening Observer

With Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo continuing to push legal recreational marijuana use and retail sales for the state of New York, Chautauqua County ...

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 - Alaska Public Radio Network

Thu, 2019-01-17 18:05
Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019  Alaska Public Radio Network

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 ...

Goodrum named deputy commissioner for Natural Resources; Gease to head Alaska State Parks - Anchorage Daily News

Thu, 2019-01-17 17:57
Goodrum named deputy commissioner for Natural Resources; Gease to head Alaska State Parks  Anchorage Daily News

Former State Parks Director Ethan Tyler will remain with the department, and Marty Parsons will run Mining, Land and Water.

Alaska House elects temporary speaker, swears in new member - The Edwardsville Intelligencer

Thu, 2019-01-17 17:03
Alaska House elects temporary speaker, swears in new member  The Edwardsville Intelligencer

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska House elected a temporary speaker and swore in its newest member Thursday, steps legislative leaders saw as significant ...

Alaska House signs on to back continued funding for staff - Danbury News Times

Thu, 2019-01-17 17:00
Alaska House signs on to back continued funding for staff  Danbury News Times

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska House elected a temporary speaker and swore in its newest member Thursday, steps legislative leaders saw as significant ...

Land swap removes Sitka's Indian River from Trust's logging list - KCAW

Thu, 2019-01-17 15:06
Land swap removes Sitka's Indian River from Trust's logging list  KCAW

Posted by KCAW News | Jan 17, 2019. The forested slopes of the Indian River valley make a stunning backdrop for St. Michael's Orthodox Cathedral in ...

The Latest: Alaska House elects temporary speaker - The News Tribune

Thu, 2019-01-17 14:37
The Latest: Alaska House elects temporary speaker  The News Tribune

The Alaska House has elected a temporary speaker.

The Latest: Alaska House elects temporary speaker | Alaska News - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Thu, 2019-01-17 14:33
The Latest: Alaska House elects temporary speaker | Alaska News  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the Alaska Legislature (all times local):. 2:30 p.m.. The Alaska House has elected a temporary speaker. On a vote of 35-4, ...

Legislature should come together and work for Alaskans - Anchorage Daily News

Thu, 2019-01-17 14:22
Legislature should come together and work for Alaskans  Anchorage Daily News

The 31st Alaska State Legislature will be the first session for which I am not on the floor and in committee doing the people's work since I first took office in 2003.

B.C. premier announces policy reforms to rebuild coastal forest sector - Alaska Highway News

Thu, 2019-01-17 14:09
B.C. premier announces policy reforms to rebuild coastal forest sector  Alaska Highway News

VANCOUVER — Plans are in the works to rebuild the wood and secondary timber industries in British Columbia by ensuring more logs are processed in the ...

On Alaska's stately birds, some ponder the beguiling raven - KTOO

Thu, 2019-01-17 13:21
On Alaska's stately birds, some ponder the beguiling raven  KTOO

There are flutterings of a small movement taking wing in Alaska to change the state bird from willow ptarmigan to raven.

Dunleavy proposes dividend back pay over 3 years | Newstalk 750 - 103.7 KFQD - KFQD

Thu, 2019-01-17 12:02
Dunleavy proposes dividend back pay over 3 years | Newstalk 750 - 103.7 KFQD  KFQD

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy is shown during a Cabinet meeting at the state Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Juneau, Alaska. Dunleavy is a Republican ...

Tulsi Gabbard once touted working for anti-gay group that backed conversion therapy - WZVN-TV

Thu, 2019-01-17 11:16
Tulsi Gabbard once touted working for anti-gay group that backed conversion therapy  WZVN-TV

By Andrew Kaczynski, CNN Rep. Tulsi Gabbard in the early 2000s touted working for her father's anti-gay organization, which mobilized to pass a measure ...

Tulsi Gabbard once touted working for anti-gay group that backed conversion therapy - CNN

Thu, 2019-01-17 11:14
Tulsi Gabbard once touted working for anti-gay group that backed conversion therapy  CNN

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard in the early 2000s touted working for her father's anti-gay organization, which mobilized to pass a measure against same-sex marriage in ...

Federal judge in Wisconsin strikes early-voting restrictions - Alaska Highway News

Thu, 2019-01-17 11:13
Federal judge in Wisconsin strikes early-voting restrictions  Alaska Highway News

MADISON, Wis. — A federal judge has struck down early-voting restrictions enacted by Wisconsin Republicans in a lame-duck legislative session last year.

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