Legislators are worried that repaying dividends would put the remaining fund at risk and shrink future PFDs.
Another rocky day in the Alaska Legislature.
Eastman’s attempt to clear his name came up short.
An overly in-depth break down of the first 10 of 50 legislative races.
These are individuals, groups or feuds that came out not looking so hot by the time the Legislature gavelled out (though some might have found a bit of redemption before the final day).
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.
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…
He says porn is contributing to “the hyper-sexualization of teens and prepubescent children in communities in the state.”
After a three-day marathon floor session, dozens of amendments and one threat of retaliation on social media, the House has passed Senate Bill 54, legislation…
On our May 14 episode of Alaska’s most listened-to political podcast, Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar discuss the hot political issues of the day– James Comey’s dismissal, the state budget, the legislative session as it careens towards overtime, the Real ID bill, and the censure of Rep. David Eastman. Casey and Forrest are also joined by a surprise guest this week. Former legislative staffer and UAA student Genevieve Mina tells us about her experience as a young person in Juneau during the legislative session. We greatly appreciate Genevieve being available on short notice, after an extended House floor session on Saturday prevented our previously-scheduled guest from making it on the program.