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“Suicide and suicide prevention is not a partisan issue.”
New Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration is taking a more conservative approach to oil revenue forecasting to help avoid the creation of an oversized budget.… Continue reading
House Republicans pursue Sharon Jackson’s appointment, even though it likely won’t stand
That mega PFD isn’t happening this year, in his plan.
It’s in less than a week.
Sen. John Coghill said Tuesday evening he is considering a revision of a ban of cellphone usage on the Senate floor. Coghill is the Senate… Continue reading
Until a majority is formed, the House will be at a standstill.
There have been almost 10 times more unemployment filings from federal workers in Alaska than normal since the federal shutdown began. The Alaska Department of… Continue reading
Uncertainty hangs over the Capitol.
More than a third of Alaska women have experienced sexual assault.
On Monday, Alaska House Rep. Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) pre-filed public safety legislation that would require the timely testing of sexual assault/rape kits in Alaska. HB… Continue reading
New governor, new cabinet.
On Monday, Rep. Matt Claman (D-Anchorage) filed HB 21, which aims to provide greater access to reproductive health care and prescription contraceptives for women across… Continue reading
As rulemaking process begins, Juneau meeting draws out public’s skepticism.
The investment managers at the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation have once again beaten the market.
Beyond just the cost and politics of Ballot Measure 1, state administrators have expressed concern about who would be in charge of what land. Ballot… Continue reading
The state is asking hunters to bring in the heads of the animals they’ve harvested this season so biologists can test for a dangerous bacteria.… Continue reading
The state is warning people about a phone scam targeting people on sex offender lists. The Alaska State Troopers issued a public safety advisory Wednesday… Continue reading
The Board of Fisheries declined to take up an emergency petition related to hatchery pink salmon production in Prince William Sound, though members agreed the… Continue reading