The listing perhaps bolsters the Storis’ chances of becoming a museum on Juneau’s downtown waterfront.
While almost a third of their colleagues in the Alaska House are new faces, Juneau Representatives Beth Kerttula and Cathy Munoz return for their 15th and 5th sessions respectively.
The announcement that Anchorage Rep. Lindsey Holmes had switched parties from Democrat to Republican came after a two-hour House Majority caucus meeting.
Southeast Rep. Peggy Wilson will try to change the way transportation projects are funded this session. The Wrangell Republican also wants to come up with a system to improve rural hospitals.
A state health official says the level of influenza in Alaska is moderate.
Vice President Joe Biden says he will deliver recommendations for new gun control measures to President Barack Obama on Tuesday.
Robert Barr has been hired as CBJ Library Director.
Sitka Senator Bert Stedman has less power in the Legislature this session. He’s worried the new majority caucus will push through bills that will hurt the state or ignore his region.
When Congress first wrote the bill 20 years ago, it required a check up every few years. But the Congress that just wound down failed to agree on another round of the legislation.
The Alaska Redistricting Board wants the state’s highest court to reconsider its decision requiring Alaska’s political boundaries be redrawn.