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The Alaska House Passes a Responsible Budget in the Face of a Fiscal Crisis

The Alaska House Passes a Responsible Budget in the Face of a Fiscal Crisis

Juneau – Monday, the Alaska House of Representatives met their Constitutional duty to pass an operating budget for the State of Alaska. House Bill 286 largely maintains the current level of essential services, fully-funds Alaska’s Base Student Allocation (BSA), includes additional resources to keep Alaskans safe in their…

Senators Murkowski and Udall Introduce Legislation Honoring Native Women

Senators Murkowski and Udall Introduce Legislation Honoring Native Women

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Tom Udall (D-NM) introduced a resolution recognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women in the United States. This legislation recognizes the importance of promoting equity, providing safety, and upholding the interests…

China Says Kim Jong Un Confirms Denuclearization Commitment

China Says Kim Jong Un Confirms Denuclearization Commitment

SEOUL — China says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un confirmed during a secretive visit to Beijing his commitment to denuclearize the Korean peninsula and engage in talks with South Korea and the United States. Nuclear commitment China’s official Xinhua news agency, which posted photos of the North Korean…

US to Add Citizenship Question to 2020 Census

US to Add Citizenship Question to 2020 Census

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has announced the next count of every resident in the country will include…

Murkowski: Big Impacts for Alaska in Funding Bill

Murkowski: Big Impacts for Alaska in Funding Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Early today, the Senate passed a bill that sets federal funding levels for the remainder…

House Urges the Federal Government to Respect Marijuana Legalization in Alaska

House Urges the Federal Government to Respect Marijuana Legalization in Alaska

Juneau – Monday, the Alaska House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution calling on the federal government to…

Sense of the Senate Introduced Urging the Permanent Fund to Divest from U.S. Sanctioned Russian Companies

Sense of the Senate Introduced Urging the Permanent Fund to Divest from U.S. Sanctioned Russian Companies

JUNEAU – Senator Tom Begich (D-Anchorage) introduced a Sense of the Senate Monday urging the Permanent Fund Corporation…

Trump Congratulates Putin, Two Plan to Meet in ‘Not-Too-Distant Future’

Trump Congratulates Putin, Two Plan to Meet in ‘Not-Too-Distant Future’

WHITE HOUSE — President Donald Trump congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election during a phone call on…

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