Juneau, Alaska – The Alaska House of Representatives today passed a bill by Rep. Bryce Edgmon to allow Village Public Safety Officers, ...
JUNEAU – Thursday, Representative Les Gara (D-Anchorage) released a report showing that, in order to avoid cutting educators a fourth year ...
For the second time in 10 months, the former director of the IRS, Lois Lerner, was called before the House Oversight Committee to answer questions connected with the Tea Party Targeting scandal. ... Full story
Juneau, Alaska – Legislation to extend a needs-based senior benefit program passed the Alaska House of Representatives Wednesday. House Bill 263, sponsored by Rep. Mike Hawker, extends the Senior Benefits Program through 2021, adding six years to its sunset. ... Full story
JUNEAU – Today, Representative Scott Kawasaki (D-Fairbanks) introduced legislation to protect Alaskans who are wrongfully convicted and subsequently serve time in prison. ... Full story
JUNEAU – On Monday, following weeks of deliberation, expert testimony, reviews by state departments, public testimony and involved companies, the Senate Resources Committee passed out Senate Bill 138, the Alaska LNG Project legislation. ... Full story
JUNEAU – Today, House Democratic legislators gathered around Sam Kito III to announce his confirmation as the new representative for House District 32. The caucus met Monday night along with democratic members of the House Majority to unanimously confirm Kito. ... Full story
JUNEAU - Today, Representative Geran Tarr introduced legislation to bring voter participation into the 21st Century through a simple online system. Under the proposal, voters could sign in to the existing Legislative information database, BASIS, using their social and professional media accounts. ... Full story
As Chairman of the Senate subcommittee with official jurisdiction over oceans and fisheries, U.S. Sen. Mark Begich on Wednesday stood up to the pirate fishing industry - which has cost coastal communities millions of dollars – and defended Alaska fishermen who play by the rules. ... Full story