Parnell said that he will not ask legislators to put any money toward broadening the health program and opening it up to more low-income Alaskans.
School vouchers will be the subject of two hearings on Friday at the Alaska Legislature.
Alaskans have a big deadline looming.
Gov. Sean Parnell’s oil tax proposal is steadily making its way through the Senate.
Residents say they need it for emergency medical services; that flying in and out of King Cove is too dangerous and too often cancelled.
State workers rally for fair contracts as Republican legislators call for no wage or benefit increases
About a hundred state workers held a rally outside the State Office Building in Juneau Thursday to show solidarity with union leaders negotiating new contracts.
Some lawmakers are questioning plans for a pair of shuttle ferries that will provide service in northern Southeast Alaska.
Residents of a small Alaska community are scheduled to meet with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar today in their quest for a road through a national wildlife refuge.
After a troubled 2012 Arctic drilling season, Shell Oil has announced it won’t be drilling this summer.