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Tag: Legislation

Legislation aimed at workplace harassment

Bipartisan legislation to curb workplace harassment and end the culture of fear of those in power from their victims has been introduced in Congress. The...

Resolution would honor Native women

A bipartisan resolution recognizing the heritage, culture and contributions of Alaska Native, American Indian and Native Hawaiian women has been introduced in Congress by...

House bill would recover some Medicaid costs

Legislation that would allow providers of emergency medical transportation services in Alaska to recover supplemental reimbursements from Medicaid has passed the House unanimously. House Bill...

Legislators brace to tackle budget deficit

Speaker of the House Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham, says effort will continue in the legislative session now underway to identify efficiencies that allow cuts to...

Bill calls for assessing OA impact

Bipartisan legislation now before the U.S. Senate would identify and assess communities dependent on coastal and ocean resources that may be impacted by ocean...

Alaska seeks repeal of federal opioid law

Alaska has joined 43 state and territorial attorneys general seeking a repeal of federal legislation they contend took away an important tool in combating...

How UAA’s Justice Information Center is using data to help policymakers

In 2010, Alaska’s lawmakers were working to overhaul the state’s criminal justice reform system. At the time, former Governor Sean Parnell was launching his...

Allowing Alaska Ivory Act introduced

Legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate in mid-October would preempt states from banning walrus ivory or whale bone products that were legally carved by...

Alaska gets REAL ID extension as it works to implement law

JUNEAU — The state of Alaska says it has received another extension to comply with national proof-of-identity standards. The state says it received from the...

Report finds GOP tax plan benefits top 1 percent

WASHINGTON — The new GOP tax plan delivers a big tax cut to the wealthiest Americans while some in lower tax brackets would end...