From smoking bills to university and from foster care to the wealthy, here’s our winners list for the 2018 legislative session.
The Anchorage Democrat would like to have some input in finding a replacement as he considers stepping away after 16 years.
A last-minute flurry of bills saved the 30th Legislature from being the least productive in history, but there were still plenty of bills left behind.
The legislative session may have come to a surprisingly smooth finish this last week, but legislators still have plenty to say. They’ve all been granted anonymity to speak candidly–and coarsely.
The messy, twisting process of getting this fix through the Legislature is particularly illustrative of the strange things that happen in the final days of the legislative session.
The vote approves a resolution would overturn the FCC’s pending June 11 repeal of existing Obama-era net neutrality rules that require internet service providers treat all online traffic the same, preventing them from blocking, throttling or prioritizing online content and services.
Kito took issue with the leeway the House Majority Coalition has given House Rules Committee chair Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux on multiple issues.
Most expect Eagle River Republican Rep. Lora Reinbold will seek the open seat.
In the final days of the session, the Legislature finally approved a smoke-free workplaces bill that’s been in the works for five years.
After two years of deeply divided, unproductive and bitter legislating, the Alaska Legislature found its stride in the last week to bring a largely productive and smooth finish to the session.