The second round of legislators' prefiled legislation was released Friday. The bills covered a wide range of social issues - marijuana, sexual assault in the Alaska National Guard and paid sick leave being a few.
At 8 a.m. today, legislators released their final sheaf of pre-filed bills before the 29th Alaska Legislature starts Tuesday. Before every session of the Legislature, lawmakers try to get a jump-start by announcing bills early.
Despite a $3.5 billion budget deficit estimated for fiscal year 2016, the state is forging ahead with Medicaid expansion, Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson said Thursday.
The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly voted unanimously to protest the liquor licenses of two businesses during Monday's City and Borough of Juneau Assembly meeting.
Seong's Sushi Bar is on record as owing $25,285.