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Crime bill vote delayed, could more hold-ups be coming?
Legislators discuss new bill, probability of a 30-day special sessions
What the Legislature left on the table: Ferries, addiction treatment, new revenue
Local lawmakers express disappointment.
‘Dangerous and outrageous’: Bill introduced in Alaska House would treat abortion the same as murder
It’s familiar territory for David Eastman.
Million dollar special session?
Here’s how much it will cost the state.
Lawmakers ask why Alaska still has ‘marriage defense’ against spousal rape
Marriage can still be used as defense in some assault cases.
LGBTQ equal rights bill unlikely to advance any further this year
Alaska could be 23rd state to ban discrimination.
Alaska House reaches compromise with governor on crime bill
Now it goes to the Senate.
Environmental orgs sue Forest Service over ‘mammoth’ Southeast timber sale
It’s “blatantly” unlawful, lawsuit says.
Senate passes budget, with full PFD
‘A budget that no one loves’
Here’s some of the changes lawmakers are proposing to the PFD
PFD talks begin in House, Senate.
Will the Legislature finish on time? Senate leaders are optimistic
Some lawmakers aren’t happy with progress so far.
Juneau representative’s bill makes getting jobs easier for veterans
Even the House’s biggest contrarian supported it.
Permanent fund dividend still a major question mark this session
They tried to take a look to the future.
Major issues unresolved in legislative session’s final weeks
Gov. Dunleavy is facing resistance to pieces of his agenda.
Senators propose way for ferries to run this winter
There’s still a long time left in the budget process.
From ‘witch hunt’ to ‘yippee-ki-yay’: Lawmakers confirm Dunleavy appointees after debates
A couple votes in particular were heated.
Support or oppose? A statewide poll shows what some Alaskans think about Dunleavy’s budget
Most respondents were from Anchorage or the Mat-Su Valley.
Pre-K funding bill gives them something to talk about
More pre-K for AK?
On eve of vote, public safety commissioner pick tries to win over lawmakers
She said reports of her past have been “incredibly distorted.”
Senate not shying away from PFD debate
They dive into the process next week.