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Tag: house

Senate readdresses Native American suicide crisis

Bipartisan legislation addressing the high rate of suicide in Native communities is back before the House and Senate. The Native American Suicide Prevention Act was...

Stutes will chair House Fisheries, co-chair House Transportation

Majority Whip Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak, has been named to the leadership team of the Alaska House Majority, the newly formed team announced Feb. 19. Stutes...

Legislation would invest in oceans research

Bipartisan maritime legislation introduced in the U.S. House on Feb. 14 would restore funding for research and monitoring of changing ocean conditions that lapsed...

Bills would ensure federal funds for essential tribal services

Bipartisan bills introduced in the U.S. House would authorize appropriations for essential tribal services funded by the federal government a full year in advance...

Cordova LIO offers access to the legislature

Alaska’s Legislature reconvened this week in Juneau for the first session of the 31st Alaska Legislature. Cordovans can stay abreast of its actions through the...

Government shutdown delays salmon disaster relief funding

Dear Friends and Neighbors, I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! It has been a while since my last update and I...

LeBon will represent House District 1

Justices on Alaska’s Supreme Court have denied an appeal of the Division of Elections recount of the House District 1 race between Democrat Kathryn...

Capital Report: Senate District P’s office remain open during interim

Hello again. With the legislature adjourned until January, it has been nice to have the time to visit with constituents to get their thoughts...

Bill aids expanded opportunities for vets in private industry

House Bill 2 was signed into law on July 29, making Alaska the 38th state to adopt legislation giving private employers the option of...

Commentary: Oceans reflect the health of the planet

Commentary by Reps. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.) and Don Young (R-Alaska) For The Cordova Times Oceans cover more than 70 percent of our planet and are home...