Slideshow | Legislative Week in Review 4

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Senate Resources Committee members Sen. Click Bishop, R-Fairbanks, left, and Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, listen to Deputy Comissioner Mike Pawlowski, of the Department of Natural Resources, during a hearing on Senate Bill 138, dealing with building a gas pipeline, at the Capitol on Monday.
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laska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe gives the State of the Judiciary address to a joint session of the legislature at the Capitol on Wednesday.
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Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe gives the State of the Judiciary address to a joint session of the Alaska Legislature at the Capitol on Wednesday.
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Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe arrives in the House Chambers to give her State of the Judiciary address to a joint session of the legislature at the Capitol on Wednesday.
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Dana Fabe, the chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court, delivers her State of the Judiciary address to a joint session of the Alaska Legislature on Wednesday.
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Lizette Stiehr of Chugiak speaks during a rally hosted by Key Coalition members on the steps of the Capitol on Wednesday. The Key Coalition is an advocacy group for people with disabilities.
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Alaska Supreme Court Justice Daniel Winfree, standing, is introduced with Justices Craig Stowers, Peter Maassen, Joel Bolger by Chief Justice Dana Fabe during her State of the Judiciary address to a joint session of the Alaska Legislature at the Capitol on Wednesday.
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Dawn Gump, of Hooper Bay, watches the snow fall from the front door of the Capitol on Thursday. She has been visiting Juneau with her youth group from the Alaskan west coast village.
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Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, and House Page Darren Campbell hold their hands over their hearts outside the House of Representatives as the Pledge of Allegiance is recited in the Chambers on Wednesday. Rep. Millett was allowed into the Chamber after the official start of the day's session.
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Rep. Benjamin Nageak, D-Barrow, reacts to preschool children from the Discovery Preschool program as the children pass out valentines to lawmakers in front of the House Chamber at the Capitol on Friday. The children were representing a number of organizations that are asking for investments in early child care and education.
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Rep. Benjamin Nageak, D-Barrow, speaks in front of the House Finance Committee on House Bill 179 along with Linda Thibodeau, director of the Alaska Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums, at the Capitol on Thursday. HB 179 is an act that would provide for public school funding for telecommunications or Internet services.
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Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, left, House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, House Finance Co-chair Bill Stoltze, R-Mat-SuChugiak, and Rep. Wes Keller, R-Wasilla, right, speak to reporters during a press conference at the Capitol on Thursday.
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Juneau City Manager Kim Kiefer, right, speaks with Mayor Merrill Sanford, left, and Juneau city lobbyist Kevin Jardell in a hallway at the Capitol on Thursday.
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Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, receives handmade valenines from children from the Discovery Preschool program as lawmakers make their way to the House Chamber at the Capitol on Friday. The children were representing a number of organizations that are asking for investments in early child care and education.

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