An Alaska lawmaker has introduced legislation that would make it a felony to interfere with permitted oil and gas, timber or other development projects.
In the legislature, a bill that would increase funding for schools has been introduced.
The University of Alaska will face serious challenges in 2014 if budget issues are not addressed, according to university President Pat Gamble.
The president of a major teachers’ union in Alaska says the state’s public education system needs more funding if goals, like the governor’s 90 percent graduation rate, are to be met.
Estimates indicate Alaska’s prison population could reach capacity by 2016 even as a new prison is just gearing up.
An Anchorage lawmaker is asking for additional information about how a confessed serial killer got a razor before his jail-cell suicide last month.
Senator Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., is President Obama’s nominee to be the next defense secretary.
Legislation sponsored by the Parnell administration to relax the state’s cruise ship wastewater discharge rules has now cleared both the House and Senate Resources Committees.
Check your boats for snow and ice. That’s the word from the City and Borough of Juneau’s Docks and Harbors Department.
Gov. Sean Parnell has proposed a $24.5 million supplemental budget for unexpected or additional costs this fiscal year.