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House passes bill limiting AGDC role in alternate gas plan

Walker has said he would veto the bill. His spokeswoman said his views haven't changed.

Senate panel advances marijuana bill

Senate panel advances marijuana billSenate Finance moved the marijuana crimes bill Monday after adopting a new version.

Support for Daylight Saving bill falls back

Support for Daylight Saving bill falls backAfter sailing through the Senate, a bill to exempt Alaska from daylight saving time has lost momentum in the House.

House passes bill pushing back annual disclosure deadline

HB 65 would move the filing deadline from March 15 to May 15.

Lawmakers discuss residency requirement for university board

Lawmakers heard mixed feedback to a bill that would require regional representation on the University of Alaska Board of Regents.

Walker introduces Medicaid expansion bill

Walker introduces Medicaid expansion billHe has introduced a standalone bill that would allow the state to accept federal funding for Medicaid expansion, while also offering some reform measures.

House lawmaker introduces bill to address pet custody

House lawmaker introduces bill to address pet custodyPets could be considered marital property under a bill proposed in the state House.

Legislator says mandating GMO-labels empowers shoppers

Legislator says mandating GMO-labels empowers shoppersAnchorage Rep. Geran Tarr concedes there is no clear consensus about whether eating genetically-modified foods is harmful, but she’s not taking any chances. House Bill 92 aims to help GMO-cautious consumers identify which foods in Alaska have been genetically engineered.

Environmental youths announce lawmakers of the year

Environmental youths announce lawmakers of the yearThe Alaska Youth for Environmental Action awards go to Reps. Andy Josephson, Charisse Millett, Les Gara and Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins.

At National Guard confirmation hearing, the political becomes personal

At a pair of confirmation hearings on Tuesday, Laurie Hummel was asked about her plans for reforming the Guard, and went through a personal line of questioning along the way.