The Alaska Senate voted 20-0 in favor of a resolution declaring a “linguistic emergency” for Alaska Native languages, ending almost a week of debate about whether the issue merited the word “emergency.”
Rep. Justin Parish, D-Juneau, was the subject of a sexual harassment complaint in February, the Juneau Empire confirmed Tuesday.
Two complainants praise efforts by lawmakers.
The Juneau Empire and CCW won 16 awards at the Alaska Press Club.
Rep. Justin Parish, D-Juneau, is dropping out of this fall’s election for the Alaska House of Representatives seat representing the Mendenhall Valley.
Members of the Alaska Legislature rejected a proposed pay cut.
Alaska’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was flat in March, according to new figures from the Alaska Department of Labor, but the state still has many fewer jobs than it did before the ongoing recession began.
Alaska Airlines in recent years has handled about 150 support animals every day.
A resolution intended to declare an Alaska Native language emergency is advancing in the Alaska Senate, but without its most important word.
Alaska lawmakers confirmed the state’s $1.2B education budget.