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Lawmakers make tentative deal on education bill

Lawmakers make tentative deal on education bill

Negotiators from the State House and Senate have reached a deal on the governor’s education bill, and it includes a mix of permanent and one-time funding increases.

House, Senate winnow down calendars

The House and Senate have winnowed down their calendars, awaiting resolution on the education bill and capital budget, the last major pieces in play in…

As Legislature make progress on adjourning, KABATA bill falls apart

As Legislature make progress on adjourning, KABATA bill falls apart

Less than two hours after the combative House and Senate seemed to reach a truce on education, a bill dealing with the proposed Knik Arm…

Parnell signs medevac membership bill

Parnell signs medevac membership bill

Emergency medical flight membership programs will once again be legal in Alaska at 12:01 a.m. Thursday …

Crime bill moves to governor

The Alaska Legislature has passed a sweeping crime bill.…

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Legislature still working to make deal on education bill

Legislature still working to make deal on education bill

The Alaska State Legislature is still at an impasse over the Governor’s education bill.…

Joe Miller kicks off campaign in Wasilla

Joe Miller kicks off campaign in Wasilla

U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller kicked off his campaign last night in Wasilla before a few hundred cheering…

Missed deadline shifts initiatives to November ballot

Missed deadline shifts initiatives to November ballot

Because the Legislature did not meet its midnight deadline, three citizen’s initiatives are expected to be moved from…

Unanimous vote allocates $3 billion toward pension system

Unanimous vote allocates $3 billion toward pension system

The Legislature unanimously agreed to put $3 billion toward the public employee pension system just hours after their…

Alaska Legislature misses deadline to gavel out

Alaska Legislature misses deadline to gavel out

With the House and Senate struggling to make a deal on education, lawmakers are forced into extra innings.…

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