Legislative News

The governor's shock budget: Now, Alaskans, will you finally pay attention to the fiscal crisis? - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Sun, 2019-02-17 00:00
The governor's shock budget: Now, Alaskans, will you finally pay attention to the fiscal crisis?  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

News-Miner opinion: As expected, legislators are enjoying Gov. Mike Dunleavy's proposed budget about as much as they might enjoy the sight of a rotting ...

Alaska, its people, need ANWR developed | Community Perspectives | newsminer.com - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Sun, 2019-02-17 00:00
Alaska, its people, need ANWR developed | Community Perspectives | newsminer.com  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska's economic lifeline, the trans-Alaska oil pipeline system, is now running three-quarters empty. In 1980, Congress identified the 1002 area — the coastal ...

House organizes, Bryce Edgmon re-elected Speaker in new bi-partisan Majority Coalition - Alaska Landmine

Sat, 2019-02-16 19:29
House organizes, Bryce Edgmon re-elected Speaker in new bi-partisan Majority Coalition  Alaska Landmine

Valentine's Day ended up being a special day for the Alaska House of Representatives. After breaking the record for the longest time without an organization, ...

Proposed budget cuts a 'disaster' for Sitka schools, education leaders say - KTOO

Sat, 2019-02-16 16:58
Proposed budget cuts a 'disaster' for Sitka schools, education leaders say  KTOO

Gov. Dunleavy's proposed budget does away with about 25% of K-12 funding and cuts the University of Alaska system's funding by 41%. Sitka School District's ...

Gov. Dunleavy dropped a budget bomb. What happens next — and how you can help - Anchorage Daily News

Sat, 2019-02-16 15:21
Gov. Dunleavy dropped a budget bomb. What happens next — and how you can help  Anchorage Daily News

There's a reason the state budget feels so personal to us: It's about where we're going.

Alaska governor offers use of troops along US-Mexico border - Star Tribune

Sat, 2019-02-16 15:10
Alaska governor offers use of troops along US-Mexico border  Star Tribune

Alaska is about 3000 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border, but the state's new Republican governor is offering President Donald Trump the use of the Alaska ...

A whirlwhind week at the state capitol - Juneau Empire

Sat, 2019-02-16 12:30
A whirlwhind week at the state capitol  Juneau Empire

Looking back on the week in the Alaska Legislature.

Brutal town hall as Knopp faces angry voters - Must Read Alaska

Sat, 2019-02-16 11:46
Brutal town hall as Knopp faces angry voters  Must Read Alaska

AND SOME PRO-KNOPP DEMOCRATS WHO SHOWED UP TO SUPPORT HIM. Rep. Gary Knopp left Juneau on Wednesday to fly back to his Kenai district for ...

Biggest news from the Alaska Legislature, Dunleavy administration - Juneau Empire

Sat, 2019-02-16 06:00
Biggest news from the Alaska Legislature, Dunleavy administration  Juneau Empire

The 31st Session of the Alaska Legislature began on Jan. 15, and since then, there's been a lot of news coming out of the Capitol despite the lack of a House ...

February 16 in Alaska honors Tlingit activist on 'Elizabeth Peratrovich Day' - IndianCountryToday.com - Indian Country Today Media Network

Sat, 2019-02-16 03:56
February 16 in Alaska honors Tlingit activist on 'Elizabeth Peratrovich Day' - IndianCountryToday.com  Indian Country Today Media Network

Anchorage School District, “Elizabeth Peratrovich Day provides an opportunity to remind the public of the invaluable contribution of this Native Alaskan leader.”

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