The state’s cruise-ship science advisory panel met for the first time Monday, Feb. 1. The introductory session brought members up to speed on pollution-control issues and procedural matters. But the controversy surrounding its membership, and the law that set it in place, was not far from the surface.Related Link: Link to more information about the science panel and its issues.
- Alaskans for Life protest the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision every year. 'Women's March on Juneau' organizers said they chose to protest to show solidarity with other women's marches, like the 'Women's March on Washington.'
- As the Legislature looks to close a nearly $3 billion gap between state spending and revenue, Southeast lawmakers say school funding shouldn’t be cut further.
- Forty JPD officers would be equipped with body cameras that would be funded by matching grants from CBJ Assembly and U.S. Department of Justice.
- The new White House took action on four measures Friday night, notably on the Affordable Care Act and regulations. The White House did not immediately make it clear what exactly was signed.