Ryan Loskarn was found unconscious and hanging in his parent's basement on Thursday in Sykesville, Maryland according to the Carroll County Sheriff's office.
It was announced on Tuesday that House Democratic Leader Beth Kerttula (D-Juneau) is resigning her seat in the Alaska House of Representatives to accept a position as a visiting fellow at Stanford University's Center for Ocean Solutions.
ANCHORAGE: The NAACP says that the proposed Bills, S. 1945 and H.R. 3809, the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014 need to be amended, strengthened and passed swiftly. On Thursday, January 16, 2014, Members of the U.S. Senate, led by Senator Patrick Leahy (VT) and the U.S. House of Representatives, led by Congressman James Sensenbrenner […]
Friday, January 17, 2014, Juneau, Alaska â€“ On the first day of session, Representative Doug Isaacson and Senator John Coghill will jointly introduce in their respective houses a resolution in support of housing F-35 aircraft at Eielson Air Force Base. The Air Force plans to have homes for more than 1750 F-35s by 2035.
JUNEAU – Today, Democratic legislators in the Alaska state House and Senate announced legislation to reauthorize and make permanent the Senior Benefits Program, currently set to expire June 30, 2015.
WASHINGTON â€” There was a bit of a sea change in Washington this week. The Republican-controlled House of Representatives easily passed a $1.1 trillion budget bill that will keep the government funded through September. Yes, the very same Republican House that led last Octoberâ€™s 16 day government shutdown that was hugely unpopular with voters.
The 2014 Omnibus Appropriations bill marks a major benchmark for Senator Lisa Murkowskiâ€™s negotiations for Alaska that address a wide range of marine needs for the state â€“ most notably providing $75 million for recent fishery failures nationwide, including Alaskaâ€™s Chinook disaster in 2012.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie held a lengthy news conference in the New Jersey State House this morning to address the scandal involving the closure of the George Washington Bridge last year that snarled traffic for four days to a standing room full of reporters.
In a vote of 60-37, the Senate narrowly passed a temporary extension of jobless benefits allowing the bill to clear the first hurdle towards a final vote in the Senate.