U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller kicked off his campaign last night in Wasilla before a few hundred cheering supporters.
Because the Legislature did not meet its midnight deadline, three citizen’s initiatives are expected to be moved from the August primary to the November general election.
All session, legislative leadership has promised to gavel out early, to be home in time for the Easter holiday.
Supporters of a bill to make 20 Alaska Native languages official state languages organized a 15 hour sit-in protest at the Capitol on Sunday.
After wrestling with how to approach the state’s massive unfunded liability for months, the Legislature unanimously agreed to put $3 billion toward the public employee pension system just hours after their plan was released.
An effort to resurrect parts of a dead permitting bill was abandoned on Friday night.
The Alaska Legislature has passed a bill setting the state’s participation in a major liquefied natural gas project.
The House and Senate plan to reconvene later Monday to try to reach resolution on an education package.
The Legislature has voted to support state plans to take over acreage in the Tongass National Forest.
In Juneau, the latest version of the education funding bill emerged Friday, and it isn’t what school advocates were hoping for.