Right now, the state of Alaska is obligated to provide Medicaid funding for all “medically necessary” abortions. Yesterday the Senate passed a bill that would narrow that definition.
The Legislative Council has awarded a $1.7 million contract to Alaska Commercial Contractors for the first phase of a two-part project to spruce up the Alaska State Capitol.
Some legislators hope to find ways to get around federal prohibitions on establishing sea-otter bounties.
A bill that would give cities and boroughs in Alaska the ability to deal with derelict and abandoned vessels is on the move in Juneau.
The public gets a chance to testify Tuesday on the latest oil tax reduction proposal before the Alaska Legislature.
The Alaska Legislature on Monday voted by the narrowest of margins to reject Governor Sean Parnell’s reappointment of Vince Webster to the state Board of Fisheries.
Protestors with the anti-abortion Center for Bioethical Reform held up large signs across from the state capitol building in Juneau this week, depicting graphic images of aborted fetuses.
With less than two weeks of the session to go, the Alaska State Legislature is concentrating on the state’s budget and major pieces of legislation that would affect tax policy and energy projects. APRN’s Alexandra Gutierrez sat down with Gov. Sean Parnell to talk about his expectations for the final days.
The Alaska House passed legislation that would change the tenure system for urban teachers, extending their probationary period from three years to five.