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.
A long-await bill is scheduled for the floor, the capital budget is growing and multiple bills passed, including one that would bump an initiative off the general election ballot.
Senate Bill 63 has been locked up in the House Rules Committee for the nearly the entire session. It’s finally scheduled to be up for a vote today, which is likely to be the final day of the session.
We’re a matter of tens of hours away from the end of the session, bringing a merciful end to a thoroughly underwhelming two years. While…
A last-minute amendment by a former bar owner targeting distilleries and breweries snarled a fix to the distillery the cocktail issue and years of negotiations on alcohol laws.