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Legislature OKs more money for Capitol renovation

Legislature OKs more money for Capitol renovationWork under an existing $6.5 million contract on the west wing of the building is wrapping now.

Where Juneau’s lawmakers landed in the new Alaska Legislature organization

Where Juneau’s lawmakers landed in the new Alaska Legislature organizationRepublican Rep. Cathy Muñoz opted not to seek a leadership position in the Alaska House Majority, while Sen. Dennis Egan will caucus with fellow Democrats.

Southeast votes for Begich, Walker, Dunbar

Southeast votes for Begich, Walker, DunbarSen. Mark Begich would be headed back to Washington, D.C., had the rest of the state voted like Southeast. And Bill Walker would have solidly won the governor’s race.

Juneau lawmakers Egan, Muñoz and Kito re-elected to legislature

Juneau lawmakers Egan, Muñoz and Kito re-elected to legislatureAll three of the capital city’s state lawmakers handily won re-election Tuesday

SE candidates stake out ballot measure positions

SE candidates stake out ballot measure positionsMost Southeast legislative candidates oppose the marijuana and Bristol Bay ballot initiatives. But they support the minimum wage measure.

B.C. mines concern some–not all–candidates

B.C. mines concern some–not all–candidatesBritish Columbia mines are slated to be built close to transboundary rivers. That worries some candidates for the Alaska Legislature.

McGuan gives Muñoz first election challenge in six years

McGuan gives Muñoz first election challenge in six yearsDemocrat George McGuan is a union electrician, who portrays himself as more working man than politician

Muñoz, Kito raise the most cash so far in Juneau legislative races

Muñoz, Kito raise the most cash so far in Juneau legislative racesThe most recent campaign finance reports for the 2014 general election cover the period through Oct. 25.

Political newcomers Dukowitz, Kito vie for House District 33 seat

Political newcomers Dukowitz, Kito vie for House District 33 seatBoth candidates for House District 33 on next week’s general election ballot are new to campaigning.

Muñoz, McGuan face off in Juneau chamber forum

Muñoz, McGuan face off in Juneau chamber forumRep. Cathy Muñoz and challenger George McGuan differed on education funding.