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Why time zones are a sore subject for Juneau

Why time zones are a sore subject for Juneau

Juneau's history of time zones is quite complicated. New legislation could heal an old "war wound" for when the capital city moved off Pacific Time in 1983.
Chenault sees relationship with gov going nowhere but up

Chenault sees relationship with gov going nowhere but up

He told reporters the relationship probably hit the lowest point it could. …

Lawmakers discuss federal issues with pot legalization

Lawmakers discuss federal issues with pot legalization

A state Department of Law official told concerned lawmakers that regulating marijuana shouldn't result in federal prosecution. …

Judicial council extends application period for judgeship

The council is seeking applicants for the seat currently held by Judge Philip R. Volland, who plans to retire.…

Medicaid expansion event brings out lawmakers, Davidson

Medicaid expansion event brings out lawmakers, Davidson

Legislators, aides and others heard an alternate viewpoint on Medicaid expansion from a senior fellow with an organization that has referred to the “dangers” expansion…

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Suggested budget cuts would close Haines forestry office

Suggested budget cuts would close Haines forestry office

The latest budget cuts under consideration by one committee would chop 13 state forester jobs and close offices…

Budget cuts would eliminate Health Care Commission

The commission makes policy recommendations to the legislature and the governor to improve the health of Alaskans and…

Pay raise issue gets attention in budget hearing

Pay raise issue gets attention in budget hearing

Proposed cuts equal to employee raises in the departments of administration and education weren't included in a draft…

Daylight Saving Bill Triggers Time Zone Déjà Vu

Daylight Saving Bill Triggers Time Zone Déjà Vu

Sen. Anna MacKinnon, a Republican state senator from Eagle River, points to negative health effects and the loss…

Cuts to early education now could cost the state later

Cuts to early education now could cost the state later

"It’s better from an economic perspective for the state to maintain funding as much as possible than to…

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