The responsibility for counterterrorism operations involving unmanned drones could soon begin shifting from the CIA to the Pentagon as part of Obama administration efforts to mollify critics who say the program lacks transparency
Under Senator Murkowski’s plan, coastal states would receive 27.5 percent of revenue generated from offshore energy.
After a lengthy debate, the Alaska Senate narrowly passed a bill that would overhaul the state’s oil tax regime.
House Bill 24 expands what’s known as the “castle doctrine,” which allows people to use deadly force to protect their homes and businesses from intruders, extending it to anyplace a person lawfully has a right to be.
According to the Pentagon’s own research, more than 1 in 4 women who join the military will be sexually assaulted during their careers.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is slated Wednesday to continue discussions on a gun control bill after striking one of its most controversial parts.
While there wasn’t a formal debate on the bill, the small Democratic minority took advantage of a procedural motion to get answers on what the changes would do to the state treasury.
Federal spending cuts known as sequestration will have less of an impact on the Coast Guard in Alaska than elsewhere in the country. That’s the word from Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo, who is in charge of the Coast Guard’s District 17, which encompasses the entire state.
Bill Ray Center was built in downtown Juneau in 1976.
The Juneau Assembly Finance Committee starts holding weekly meetings April 3rd to review the fiscal year 2014 budget, which takes effect July 1st.