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Capitol Report: Budget remains key legislative focus

Sen. Gary Stevens: With the legislative session now in its sixth week, there is a lot happening in the Capitol. Of course, the major item on our agenda is the Fiscal Year 2023 budget. Although it is too early to say what it will look like, the Finance Committees in both legislative bodies are meeting with the governor’s finance experts and commissioners to gather information that will be used in the budget process.

Committee formed to defend state’s current constitution

A committee of eight co-chairs with a broad spectrum of political views has formed to defend Alaska’s constitution and educate voters on the costs and impact of residents of approving a constitutional convention.

AMHS, PFD are main topics at town hall meeting

Not long after the town hall started, Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak, proudly held an “I Believe in Ferries” bumper sticker as Sen. Gary Stevens,...

Stevens reintroduces shellfish enhancement bill

Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, has reintroduced legislation on management of enhanced stocks of shellfish and to authorize certain nonprofit organizations to engage in shellfish enhancement projects....

Interim Report: 31st Alaska Legislature convenes on Jan. 15

Season’s Greetings. With just a few weeks left in the interim, lawmakers are getting ready to head to Juneau for the first session of...

Cap raised to $400,000 on Alaska Commercial Fishing Loan Fund

New legislation boosts to $400,000 the cap on money that may be borrowed through the Alaska Commercial Fishing Loan Fund to purchase limited entry...

Capitol Report: Legislature welcomes two new members

Hello again. As the Legislature approaches the halfway point in this year’s 90-day session, we are preparing to welcome new members to both the...

Capitol Report: Proposed $4.7 B budget would eliminate 200 state jobs

Greetings from the Alaska State Capitol. The second session of the 30th Alaska State Legislature got underway on Jan. 16, and though a great...

Interim Report: Legislature braces to tackle FY ’19 budget

Season’s Greetings. There are just a few weeks remaining in what has been a very active legislative interim and lawmakers are preparing to return...

Special legislative session gets under way

Hello again. After just a few months away from the Capitol following adjournment of the third special session in July, legislators will once again...