Gov. Bill Walker will sign Senate Bill 54 he said in a newsletter this morning, despite concerns that it a constitutional problem could tie up…
The Senate refused to fix a last-minute amendment that could leave a key provision at risk of being overturned.
There’s rising concern that the behavior of a handful of legislators is fueling threats, perhaps even intentionally.
If the Alaska Legislature institutes tougher penalties on certain crimes, nearly 300 more people would be jailed every year at a cost that could exceed $4 million.
Monday kicked off the fourth special session and legislators are already waist-deep into the criminal justice portion of Gov. Bill Walker’s agenda. The House Majority…
While some legislators are pushing for a full rollback of criminal justice reforms, the police patrolling Alaska’s biggest city see solutions elsewhere.
Driven by her son’s death and her opponents’ support of criminal justice reform, Edie Grunwald is bringing a tough-on-crime platform to the GOP race for lieutenant governor.
There are plenty of apologists for the legislation claiming the unprecedented recent spike in crime is caused by opioid abuse, budget cuts leading to fewer prosecutions, and inadequate APD staffing. Maybe