Legislative News

HB 49: Getting tough on sexual assault crimes - Must Read Alaska

Sun, 2019-05-19 11:04
HB 49: Getting tough on sexual assault crimes  Must Read Alaska

'THEY LIED TO US. WE TRIED. WE REPEALED IT.' Must Read Alaska is breaking down the changes that HB 49 makes to the current criminal justice laws that ...

Opinion: Time for some budget humility - Juneau Empire

Sun, 2019-05-19 03:00
Opinion: Time for some budget humility  Juneau Empire

Sooner or later, Gov. Mike Dunleavy will get a budget from lawmakers that doesn't balance spending and revenue. “They're kicking the deficit can down the road ...

Legislative Inaction Forces Governor Dunleavy to Call Immediate Special Session in Juneau - SitNews

Sun, 2019-05-19 00:29
Legislative Inaction Forces Governor Dunleavy to Call Immediate Special Session in Juneau  SitNews

(SitNews) Juneau, Alaska - The First Session of the 31st Alaska Legislature adjourned late Wednesday evening without concluding work on the budget, ...

End teacher layoff warnings: Alaska needs a consistent means of advance-funding its education system - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Sun, 2019-05-19 00:00
End teacher layoff warnings: Alaska needs a consistent means of advance-funding its education system  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

News-Miner opinion: Teachers in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District won't be receiving layoff warnings this year, no doubt a welcome relief after ...

Judgment Day in Juneau - Must Read Alaska

Sat, 2019-05-18 22:36
Judgment Day in Juneau  Must Read Alaska

By REP. SARAH VANCE. Our Permanent Fund Corporation, which is tasked with growing the Permanent Fund, has been achieving record growth and the fund ...

Judgment Day in Juneau - Must Read Alaska

Sat, 2019-05-18 22:18
Judgment Day in Juneau  Must Read Alaska

By REP. SARAH VANCE. Our Permanent Fund Corporation, which is tasked with growing the Permanent Fund, has been achieving record growth and the fund ...

Hundreds rally against House anti-abortion bill in Anchorage Saturday - KTUU.com

Sat, 2019-05-18 21:12
Hundreds rally against House anti-abortion bill in Anchorage Saturday  KTUU.com

A pro-choice rally against House Bill 178, which would outlaw abortions in Alaska, is happening right now in Anchorage's Town Square.

Anchorage lawmaker says she won't hear proposed abortion bill - webcenter11

Sat, 2019-05-18 19:24
Anchorage lawmaker says she won't hear proposed abortion bill  webcenter11

Ivy Spohnholtz of Anchorage, said she has no interest in making it illegal for women to get an important health care procedure,' according to the associated ...

Legislators approve $46M for Alaska ferries to avert fall shutdown - KTOO

Sat, 2019-05-18 13:25
Legislators approve $46M for Alaska ferries to avert fall shutdown  KTOO

The state ferries will likely run through the winter months, avoiding a potential shutdown proposed by the Dunleavy administration.

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