JUNEAU - Insurance regulators in Alaska and Oregon announced Monday that a company that had been suspended from offering health insurance policies in the states over concerns with its financial condition will be allowed to resume that business. Read more
JUNEAU - Outgoing state education commissioner Mike Hanley said Friday that he had some professional disagreements with the state board of education. But he said that's not a "sour grapes statement. Read more
JUNEAU - A bill introduced in the Alaska House on Monday seeks to restrict the attorney general from serving on the governing body of a state public corporation or on state boards or commissions. Read more
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska insurance regulators have suspended Moda Health Plan from accepting new or renewal policies in the state, citing concerns with the Oregon-based company's financial situation. Read more
JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker said he wants the state and the North Slope's major producers to reach agreement on key contracts and issues related to a major gas project before the end of the current legislative session. Read more
JUNEAU - Alaska Democratic party leaders have approved allowing candidates not affiliated with a political party to run in the Democratic primary.
Unaffiliated candidates currently can run for office by petition and gathering signatures. Read more
JUNEAU - The Alaska Supreme Court on Friday upheld as constitutional a state requirement that local governments help pay for education, reversing a lower court decision.
The ruling came in a case filed against the state by the Ketchikan Gateway Borough. Read more
JUNEAU - The manager of a program that lets people donate money from their Alaska Permanent Fund dividends to nonprofits is optimistic they'll continue giving in record numbers if the dividend's size is reduced. Read more