The bill would direct the court to consider an animal's best interests when deciding who gets to keep a pet, such as a dog or cat, in a divorce.
The Alaska Legislature has passed a bill meant to keep Gov. Bill Walker from spending money on an alternate gasline proposal.
The House adjourned Tuesday before voting on an amendment that would allow reimbursements for projects voters approve by November 15, 2016.
Sen. Bill Wielechowski and Rep. Les Gara say they would like to see the tax floor raised from 4 percent to 12.5 percent and certain credits ended in order to bring in more revenue
to the state.
Rep. Lynn Gattis, a Wasilla Republican, sponsored the bill, which gets rid of a requirement that one percent of funds for public projects, like schools and courthouses, go toward art.
House State Affairs on Tuesday moved a new version of Rep. Geran Tarr's bill, which would direct the state Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement to produce a report on untested sexual assault kits by November.
An Alaska Airlines pilot found a .22 caliber bullet on a jetway. About 105 passengers on two flights were affected by the security sweep that followed.
Sen. Pete Kelly likened the making of marijuana concentrates like butane hash oil to the manufacture of meth, and said that children would die if his amendment did not pass.
In Haines, the borough assembly has decided to wait until the state finalizes legislation before taking any action on local rules on marijuana use and sales. But some residents aren’t waiting on the legislature.