Governor Sean Parnell has signed a bill easing the state’s requirement for certain political candidates to file electronic disclosure information electronically.
House Bill 325 closely mirrors a citizen’s initiative that’s on track for a statewide vote later this year. Lawmakers can pre-empt the measure by passing substantially similar legislation.
About 40 percent of Juneau residents say the city and borough should cut services before raising taxes and fees. But 30 percent say they’d be willing to pay higher taxes or user fees.
Gov. Sean Parnell says an education funding bill that recently passed the Senate is the “ultimate giveaway,” because it doesn’t require results.
The Senate State Affairs Committee has advanced a bill giving Alaska’s public employees a choice of retirement systems, despite objections from the Parnell administration.
Kokayi Nosakhere says House Finance Committee members are playing politics with school meals bill.
Alaska lawmakers have passed a bill exempting political candidates who don’t have a computer or Internet access at home from the state’s electronic campaign disclosure requirement.
The House will next consider an education funding bill while legislative travel and moving expenses have been tallied up.
Governor Sean Parnell says he’s in favor of letting a citizen’s initiative to restore the Alaska Coastal Management Program go to voters.
Members of the Alaska Public Offices Commission today (Tuesday) blasted the legislature for a bill that would ease the state’s electronic campaign disclosure requirement.