Like most lawmakers, Juneau Sen. Dennis Egan expects Alaska’s multibillion dollar deficit to be the top issue during the upcoming legislative session.
The federal government says about 16,000 Alaskans have signed up for health insurance on healthcare.gov.
U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan, like other Republicans in Congress, is on a two-day retreat in Hershey Penn.
Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins thinks the state’s financial situation will mean a new reality for the state legislature in the upcoming session.
Former House speaker and former North Pacific Fisheries Management Council member Sam Cotten was only candidate interviewed.
Charles Swanton will lead the department on Pacific salmon issues.
Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. has raised about $13 million to help fund operations and an ongoing legal fight in support of the proposed Pebble Mine.
The incoming Alaska Senate president has decided against hiring a former state military affairs official to help the Senate majority press office this session.
Despite the fierce fights waged in Congress over the Affordable Care Act, a bill to loosen the employer mandate sailed through the U.S. House last week.
The Juneau Assembly has officially committed $1.5 million to a Housing First project aimed at helping the chronically homeless.