East of downtown Sitka, a lone pipe juts out of the ground amid a waterfront industrial park, waiting for the tankers that may someday come and take pure water from Alaska to parched countries around the world. Read more
JUNEAU — In between floor sessions in the chambers of the Alaska House, Rep. Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, could be found on in... Read more
JUNEAU — In her 27 years as a legislative staffer, Sheila Peterson has seen many sessions end with a late night of packed... Read more
JUNEAU — While a budget battle is simmering between the state House and Senate, threatening to send the Legislature into... Read more
JUNEAU — Alaska’s House on Thursday unanimously passed legislation intended to expand law enforcement’s ability... Read more
JUNEAU — A bill aimed at clarifying recurring ethical questions among legislators was passed out of the Senate State... Read more
JUNEAU — Lawmakers on the House Education Committee on Wednesday approved a bill mandating that students learn the nation’s founding... Read more
JUNEAU — Alaska police officers would be allowed to make warrantless arrests for some misdemeanors under a proposed law in... Read more
JUNEAU — Lawmakers scrutinized Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell’s approach to establishing a health care exchange Monday,... Read more
JUNEAU — The state Senate’s Resources Committee on Friday approved a resolution imploring the federal government not to excessively... Read more
JUNEAU — Gov. Sean Parnell reaffirmed his nomination of a controversial appointee for the judicial council, a day after... Read more
JUNEAU — An Alaska House committee approved a measure laying out the funding scheme for a tourism-promotion task force on Thursday.
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JUNEAU — A state House committee has approved a bill banning the use of foreign law in state courts.
The measure, proposed by... Read more
JUNEAU — State senators questioned the political leanings of an Alaska Judicial Council nominee during a confirmation hearing on Wednesday... Read more
JUNEAU — Experts reassured Alaska lawmakers on Tuesday that radiation from a disabled nuclear plant in Japan poses no threat to the state... Read more
JUNEAU — Alaska’s new medium-security Goose Creek Correctional Center, initially billed as a way to save the state money compared to... Read more
JUNEAU — In a state where possession of a small amount of marijuana is decriminalized, Steve Stuber conducts a brisk business selling... Read more
JUNEAU — Unions and municipalities have come to a compromise on a bill to raise the limit for prevailing wages in public contracts.
JUNEAU — An Alaskan lawmaker hopes to guard against Islamic Sharia law by prohibiting state courts from honoring foreign law that violates... Read more