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Special session of 32nd Legislature gets underway

The 32nd Alaska Legislature is currently in special session. On the agenda for the special session are the Fiscal Year 2022 Operating Budget and Mental Health Budget, as well as Governor Dunleavy’s proposed constitutional amendments regarding the Permanent Fund.

Contract awarded for Coast Guard’s new polar icebreaker

Defense Department officials have announced the awarding of a multi-million-dollar contract to a Mississippi firm to build the nation’s first new heavy Polar Security...

Focus remains on Fiscal Year 2020 budget

Hello from Juneau. With the Legislature now in its third month, it is a very active time in the Capitol. While committees debate legislation...

Legislative focus glued to Dunleavy’s budget proposal

Greetings from Juneau. We are nearly two months into this year’s legislative session, and though committees are debating bills and holding confirmations for gubernatorial...

‘Uncle Ted is back’: Anchorage airport unveils sculpture by Cordova artist

Sen. Ted Stevens resisted the idea that the airport named for him should also bear his likeness when he was alive, his daughter Lily...

Deep cuts expected in Dunleavy’s revised budget

Hello again from the Capitol. The 2019 session is now in its fourth week and the Capitol is a busy place. In recent weeks,...

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...

Honoring the legacy of Ted Stevens

December 24 is a special day in Alaska's history. Fifty years ago, on Christmas Eve in 1968, Gov. Wally Hickel appointed a young veteran...

Sullivan named to chair subcommittee

Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, has been appointed to chair the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness, a role created by Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-OK,...

Murkowski honors legacy of John McCain

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, paid tribute to the late Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, on Sept. 5, calling him a beloved colleague, a patriot and...
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