While an estimated $12 million shortfall may sound dire, the Juneau Assembly has nearly $20 million in savings to work with.
The Alaska House of Representative passed a sweeping education bill Monday night, but only after removing some contentious elements and adding more funding.
Southeast Alaska could get another $27 million from this year’s capital budget.
The State of Alaska may sue to set up a right-of-way through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.
A constitutional amendment that would reconfigure a commission tasked with vetting judges was pulled from a vote in the Alaska Senate on Monday.
The Assembly also voted to ban flushing jet and prop boat engines in Auke Lake
The mining conglomerate Rio Tinto announced this morning it is divesting its stake in Northern Dynasty, the owner of the proposed Pebble Mine.
A bill that could supplant the minimum wage initiative has popped up in the Alaska Legislature.
For the past week, there have been a lot of parents running around the State Capitol letting their legislators know they want more money put into education.