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Effort to warn women about alcohol during pregnancy

Effort to warn women about alcohol during pregnancy

A media campaign is set to launch in March that's aimed at reducing the number of children born with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Alaska.
Lawmakers propose resolution pushing back on refuge proposal

Lawmakers propose resolution pushing back on refuge proposal

A resolution was introduced in the state House, calling on Congress to reject any proposal "that does not explicitly and, without delay" open the coastal…

State to appeal education funding lawsuit ruling

State to appeal education funding lawsuit ruling

The judge ruled that municipalities should not be required to pay for public education because the required local contribution is essentially a tax earmarked for…

With greater numbers, Democrats hope for more leverage over Medicaid expansion

With greater numbers, Democrats hope for more leverage over Medicaid expansion

The House Minority caucus grew from ten to 13, making support from at least some of their members necessary for any action that requires a…

State wants to ensure feds honor Medicaid expansion promise

State health commissioner Valerie Davidson says Alaska's participation in Medicaid expansion would be made contingent upon the federal government paying at least 90 percent of…

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Alaska leaders call ANWR proposal a ‘war on Alaska’s future’

Alaska leaders call ANWR proposal a ‘war on Alaska’s future’

President Obama is proposing the largest ever wilderness designation in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which would forever…

Joint session to address marijuana decriminalization as municipalities scramble to regulate

Joint session to address marijuana decriminalization as municipalities scramble to regulate

Republican Senator Lesil McGuire of Anchorage has introduced the first large-scale bill regulating marijuana like alcohol in Alaska.…

Gas line, marijuana things to watch this week in legislature

Gas line, marijuana things to watch this week in legislature

The Alaska Legislature begins its first full week of work Monday after an intense start to the new…

Walker outlines plans for budget cuts

Walker outlines plans for budget cuts

With Alaska facing a multi-billion-dollar budget shortfall, Gov. Bill Walker is proposing 5 percent cuts to agency funding.…

Walker names National Guard special investigator

Walker names National Guard special investigator

Gov. Bill Walker has named a retired judge as his special investigator into the Alaska National Guard.…

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