With the House and Senate struggling to make a deal on education, lawmakers are forced into extra innings.
Dedicated supporters staged a 15 hour sit-in until the early this morning, when the measure passed the Alaska Senate on an 18-2 vote.
The House and Senate plan to reconvene later Monday to try to reach resolution on an education package.
The Legislature has approved a new approach to addressing the state’s unfunded pension obligation.
The Legislature has voted to support state plans to take over acreage in the Tongass National Forest.
The Alaska Legislature has passed a bill setting the state’s participation in a major liquefied natural gas project.
An effort to resurrect parts of a dead permitting bill was abandoned on Friday night.
In Juneau, the latest version of the education funding bill emerged Friday, and it isn’t what school advocates were hoping for.
Representatives from the “Recall Lindsey Holmes” group and Alaska’s Division of Elections met in State Superior Court on Thursday.
Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, wants to create a new section in state statute for ceremonial languages