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House of Wickersham project derailed by governor’s veto

House of Wickersham project derailed by governor’s vetoJuneau’s legislative delegation has long sought to turn the House of Wickersham into the lieutenant governor’s residence

With Senate career behind him, Hollis French not looking back

With Senate career behind him, Hollis French not looking backHollis French is a state senator who gave up his seat in the Legislature to run for the office of lieutenant governor.

With no primary election races, Juneau House candidates look to November

With no primary election races, Juneau House candidates look to NovemberNone of the candidates to represent Juneau in the state House of Representatives next year have challengers in this month’s primary election.

With Capitol renovations on schedule, contractors get more work

With Capitol renovations on schedule, contractors get more workThe Alaska Legislative Council approved an additional $650,000 to its $5.8 million Capitol building renovation contract on Thursday.

Sarah Palin endorses oil tax repeal

Sarah Palin endorses oil tax repealThe former governor uses her new online news channel to promote the repeal of Alaska’s current oil tax system

Dr. Walter Soboleff Day bill signed into law

Dr. Walter Soboleff Day bill signed into lawAbout 100 of the late Tlingit elder’s family and friends gathered at Juneau’s Marine Park for the bill signing ceremony on Wednesday

Mallott raises most funds, but Parnell maintains biggest bank account

Mallott raises most funds, but Parnell maintains biggest bank accountDemocratic candidate for governor Byron Mallott was the top fundraiser this reporting period, but Republican incumbent Sean Parnell maintains the most money going into the general election.

Rep. Chris Tuck fined $14,000 for campaign finance violations

Rep. Chris Tuck fined $14,000 for campaign finance violationsRep. Chris Tuck, an Anchorage Democrat, acknowledged that he mixed up his campaign contributions with his personal savings and failed to make accurate and timely disclosures.

Judge blocks law limiting Medicaid payments for abortion

A superior court judge has blocked a law restricting Medicaid payments for abortion from going into effect.

Residents protest home demolition, Knik Arm Bridge

Residents protest home demolition, Knik Arm BridgeMore than 50 people gathered in the Government Hill neighborhood to protest the demolition of two homes. The state is clearing the land to make way for the proposed but not yet funded Knik Arm Bridge.