Attorney John Gaguine reviews a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that was initially heard in California Federal District Court and then the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. It concerned whether an employer could refuse to hire a specific if it was determined that his employment would severely affect his health.Related Link: Chevrom U.S.A. INC. v. Ecahzabal
- Edgmon said he’s hopeful the Legislature will reach a fiscal solution that is both balanced in terms of serving vulnerable populations and sustainable into the future.
- Alaska Gov. Bill Walker will give his State of the State address from the Alaska State Capitol. Live coverage on Gavel Alaska and KTOO begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
- Alaska's senators had called on Trump to quit. They say they'll attend in support of the peaceful transition of power.
- President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Interior Department sat for a confirmation hearing today, chaired by U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski. She used the opportunity to condemn the Obama administration for its many resource protections in Alaska.