Political candidates with limited Internet access or who don’t own a computer could get an exemption from a state requirement that they file campaign disclosure forms electronically under a bill passed by the state House this morning (Friday).
Public employees who choose a traditional pension under a bill sponsored by Juneau Senator Dennis Egan may have to share more in the rising cost of health care, after changes made by the Senate State Affairs Committee today (Thursday).
The wish list for Juneau’s 1 percent temporary sales tax has grown to more than $81 million.
More than 1,000 people responded to an online survey on Juneau’s Eaglecrest Ski Area. Coupled with an earlier telephone survey of Juneau residents, the results are part of the master plan process underway by the Eaglecrest Board of Directors.
The state could save more than $5 billion in future payments to the Alaska Public Employees’ Retirement System by immediately putting $2 billion into a pension reserve fund, according to a fiscal analyst for the legislature.
Senators consider a bill to change oil taxes and executive branch travel reports were recently released.
The Regulatory Commission of Alaska will take more time to investigate Alaska Pacific Environmental Services’ plan to change the way garbage is collected in Juneau.
The Basin Road Bridge will be closed to all traffic through mid-April.
Testimony by invitation-only during joint meeting of House and Senate Judiciary Committees.