Legislative News

Alaska House backs continued funding for staff as it works toward organizing a majority - Anchorage Daily News

Thu, 2019-01-17 11:07
Alaska House backs continued funding for staff as it works toward organizing a majority  Anchorage Daily News

The House lacks an organized majority and was warned by the Legislature's human resources manager last week that a temporary staffing authorization was to ...

Alaska House signs on to back continued funding for staff - Ottawa Citizen

Thu, 2019-01-17 09:29
Alaska House signs on to back continued funding for staff  Ottawa Citizen

JUNEAU, Alaska — The 39 current Alaska House members have signed a letter supporting continued funding for session staff until the House gets organized.

Alaska House Signs on to Back Continued Funding for Staff - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 2019-01-17 09:23
Alaska House Signs on to Back Continued Funding for Staff  U.S. News & World Report

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The 39 current Alaska House members have signed a letter supporting continued funding for session staff until the House gets ...

The Latest: Alaska House Elects Temporary Speaker - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 2019-01-17 09:22
The Latest: Alaska House Elects Temporary Speaker  U.S. News & World Report

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the Alaska Legislature (all times local):

House appointee’s oath of office stirs confusion among state lawmakers - Alaska Public Radio Network

Thu, 2019-01-17 08:42
House appointee’s oath of office stirs confusion among state lawmakers  Alaska Public Radio Network

The second day of legislative session Wednesday took an unusual turn. A day after the Alaska House of Representatives became stuck on how to swear Sharon ...

House appointee's oath of office stirs confusion among state lawmakers - Alaska Public Radio Network

Thu, 2019-01-17 08:42
House appointee's oath of office stirs confusion among state lawmakers  Alaska Public Radio Network

The second day of legislative session Wednesday took an unusual turn. A day after the Alaska House of Representatives became stuck on how to swear Sharon ...

PFD recipients and economists analyze Gov. Dunleavy's payback proposal - KTUU.com

Thu, 2019-01-17 06:27
PFD recipients and economists analyze Gov. Dunleavy's payback proposal  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Some Anchorage residents expressed mixed emotions over the Governor's first step towards fulfilling his campaign promise of restoring ...

Most British Columbians back proposed ban on smoking in apartments - Alaska Highway News

Thu, 2019-01-17 05:12
Most British Columbians back proposed ban on smoking in apartments  Alaska Highway News

In the late 1990s, Canada was one of the first countries to implement legislation aimed at curbing the use of tobacco. The guidelines established by the Tobacco ...

Alaska's budget battle: The pressure is high, the dollars are low as Legislature convenes - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Thu, 2019-01-17 00:00
Alaska's budget battle: The pressure is high, the dollars are low as Legislature convenes  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

News-Miner opinion: The news conference of the Senate Republican majority Tuesday, the first working day of the 31st Legislature, plainly showed that ...

Alaska Legislature gains 5 women after general election - KTUU.com

Wed, 2019-01-16 23:00
Alaska Legislature gains 5 women after general election  KTUU.com

As a record-breaking number of women are elected into the U.S. House of Representatives, on the state level, Alaska also picked up several new female ...

Space company plans satellite launch from Alaska spaceport - CityNews Vancouver

Wed, 2019-01-16 20:16
Space company plans satellite launch from Alaska spaceport  CityNews Vancouver

KODIAK, Alaska — An Arizona-based space technology company is planning to launch a microsatellite later this year at the spaceport on Alaska's Kodiak Island.

Legislation filed to impose a deadline to test rape kits in Alaska - The Delta Discovery

Wed, 2019-01-16 19:07
Legislation filed to impose a deadline to test rape kits in Alaska  The Delta Discovery

Representative Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) has pre-filed public safety legislation requiring the timely testing of sexual assault/rape kits in Alaska, which often go ...

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