The Alaska Youth for Environmental Action awards go to Reps. Andy Josephson, Charisse Millett, Les Gara and Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins.
Democrats have proposed 22 amendments, and discussion of the bill is expected to last into the late hours. The minority opened with an effort to restore Medicaid expansion to the budget.
Cruise lines that sail Alaska waters are installing new pollution-control equipment. Scrubbers are aimed at clearing the air — and meeting new regulations. But it’s also dodging some stronger, more expensive measures.
The Alaska State Senate has passed a bill that would eliminate daylight saving time.
The new city and Juneau School District strategy for dealing with active threats is known as ALICE—Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate.
The Alaska Department of Revenue expects a proposed tax credit for the Agrium fertilizer plant in Nikiski to cost the state between $3 million and $4 million in foregone revenue annually.
Alaska Youth for Environmental Action delivered a petition with more than a thousand signatures to the governor’s office on Tuesday.
The resolution follows a decision earlier this year upholding the reversal of suspensions of two federal prosecutors accused of withholding evidence in Stevens' corruption trial.
At a pair of confirmation hearings on Tuesday, Laurie Hummel was asked about her plans for reforming the Guard, and went through a personal line of questioning along the way.
The House Finance Committee has approved restoring much of a proposed $1.7 million cut to public broadcasting and reducing by about $10 million a cut to the University of Alaska system.