Two of Juneau’s three lawmakers may not run for re-election

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:12
Rep. Sam Kito III says Legislature pay debate is a major factor in his decision; Sen. Egan cites health issues

Two of three Juneau lawmakers in the Alaska Legislature may not run for re-election this year.

Watch Gov. Walker’s State of State address live Thursday night

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:20

Gov. Bill Walker is giving his annual State of State Address Thursday night and you can watch it live on juneauempire.com.

Staffers suggest tips for good public testimony

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:32

A microphone can be a scary thing.

Guardedly optimistic, Alaska Legislature starts second regular session

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:17
Lawmakers say multibillion-dollar budget deficit expected to be partly resolved this year

Lawmakers say multibillion-dollar budget deficit is expected to be partly resolved this year.

Three finalists named to replace Mike Dunleavy in Alaska Senate

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:39

Eleven candidates were considered, and five of the 11 were interviewed.

Report confirms lawmaker harassed staff

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:57
Legislature’s internal investigation confirms allegations against former Rep. Dean Westlake

Legislature’s internal investigation confirms allegations against former Rep. Dean Westlake.

Two measures still on track for 2018 ballot

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:03
Fisheries and ‘good governance’ petitioners turn in signatures to Division of Elections

The backers of two ballot measures are turning in their required signatures to the Alaska Division of Elections, keeping the measures on track for a fall 2018 statewide vote.

Tropical heat wave sends temperatures to record levels

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:02
Thermometer hits all-time January highs in Metlakatla, Craig, Sitka and more

Sunday was the warmest day ever recorded in January in Alaska.

2017 Legislative bill summaries

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:15

The following list contains all bills and resolutions introduced by the Legislature last year.

10 candidates vie to fill Sen. Dunleavy’s seat, as he resigns to run for governor

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:12

The short list of candidates to replace Dunleavy is in.

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