From smoking bills to university and from foster care to the wealthy, here’s our winners list for the 2018 legislative session.
The bill restructures the permanent fund to pay for government, formalizing what the Legislature was already planning on doing. Some say it’ll act like a spending limit, others worry it’ll be easily ignored.
What a difference a few hours can make. The Senate introduces its capital budget, the House stalls out and more details emerge on Rep. Parish. The latest from the Alaska Legislature.
The Senate Rules Committee rejected an amendment to call loss of Alaska Native languages an “emergency” after changing it to “urgent need.”
The treatment of the smoke-free workplace bill was a step too far.
Senate Democrats wanted to tell the feds to respect Alaska’s marijuana vote. Republicans gave them a watered down resolution that sides with the feds.
Local Republicans have reportedly advanced Vicki Wallner, the founder of the Facebook group “Stop Valley Thieves,” for consideration.
Between 2006 and 2015, there were four cases of child marriage where the child was under the age of 15 years old.
The report raises questions about his behavior in the capitol, but found the incident didn’t meet the legal threshold for sexual harassment.
Devon, who co-authored “The Blood of Patriots,” will be leaving the position to pursue new writing opportunities.