Alaska lawmakers are debating whether volunteers should be subject to criminal penalties if they fail to report suspected child abuse.
Rep. Bob Herron took to the House floor to call for a full vetting of a proposed constitutional amendment that could have a big impact on Alaska’s education system.
The Forest Service will allow the public more time to comment on the Tongass Land Management Plan.
The ferry Malaspina will take a celebratory trip through Southeast Alaska in early May.
Southeast business, tribal and government leaders meet this week in Juneau for the Southeast Conference’s Mid-Session Summit.
The Alaska Legislature will hit its halfway point this week, and an abortion bill, school vouchers and budget closeouts are among the highlights this week.
One senator is trying to update the values included in Alaska’s property crimes statute for the first time since 1979.
The development plan could be one of the last decisions for Ken Salazar; he’ll leave office as soon as the Senate confirms his successor.
A co-chair of the House Finance Committee says he’s working to lower expectations on the capital budget.
Vic Fischer appeared before the House education committee on Friday to oppose a resolution that could allow for public funding of religious schools through vouchers.