Rebecca Braun of the Alaska Budget Report reviews some of the bills and major issues being considered by lawmakers during the second session of the 23th Alaska Legislature.
- An international television production company has optioned the rights for two of memoirs written by a Haines author. The small town may have more than 15 minutes of fame if the show comes to fruition.
- The Petersburg borough has rejected applications for the recall of four borough assembly members. The borough’s attorney has recommended against issuing recall petitions and defended the assembly’s decision to meet in May behind closed doors.
- Alaska Gov. Bill Walker on Tuesday signed into law House Bill 159, which aims to help prevent opioid addiction before it starts.