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Capitol report: Senate is steadfast on seeking solutions for resources for...

By Sen. Gary Stevens Hello from Juneau.  With the legislative session now in its second month, the Capitol is a busy place. It’s great to be...

Alaska Legislature stands with Ukraine

Alaska legislators are taking a strong stand in demanding Russia immediately cease all hostilities against Ukraine and urging that at a national level the...

Murkowski: A tough year, but bipartisanship points the way

"In many ways, 2021, was a difficult year in Washington, D.C.," Sen. Lisa Murkowski writes. "There has been a lot to not be thankful for in 2021. Yet, when Congress did set aside its differences and work together, we made some significant achievements that will deliver benefits for a long time to come."

National defense funds approved

Five community funding requests specifically benefiting Alaska were included in the National Defense Authorization Act conference agreement passed by the House in the second week of December, said Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska. The bill passed the senate on Dec. 14 and now heads for the president’s desk for signature.

Letter to the Editor: Vote for the troller

Dr. Al Gross knows and understands the fishing life, writes Mike Mayo.

Cordova LIO hours change

The Cordova Legislative Information Office is changing its hours to part-time.

Battle continues in special session over state budget

Last Wednesday, the Legislature adjourned this year’s regular session and the next day a special session began in Juneau on the budget, crime and education funding.

Capitol Report: Special session update

As you may know, the governor has called the Legislature into special session to finish work on the Fiscal Year 2020 budget, finalize the amount of this year’s Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD), and pass a criminal justice reform bill (HB-49).

House votes to keep Pioneer Homes affordable

By a vote of 35-4, the Alaska House of Representatives elected on Friday, May 10 to keep Pioneer Homes affordable by limiting future cost increases to match inflation.

Alaska Native Heritage Month bill passes Legislature

Legislation to permanently establish November as Alaska Native Heritage Month has passed both houses of the Legislature and now awaits approval from Gov. Mike Dunleavy.
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