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Ballot initiatives could boost younger, liberal voter turnout

Ballot initiatives could boost younger, liberal voter turnoutWhen the Republican-led Legislature went into overtime last week, they knocked a set of citizen’s initiatives onto an already packed November ballot.

Major General Thomas Katkus responds to National Guard sexual assault allegations

Major General Thomas Katkus responds to National Guard sexual assault allegationsParnell’s commissioner of the Department of Military and Veteran’s Affairs, Major General Thomas Katkus says the federal investigation should help improve the system.

Rep. Kito interested in returning to 120-day legislative session

Rep. Kito interested in returning to 120-day legislative sessionThe Alaska Legislature’s most junior member says this year’s 95-day legislative session shows lawmakers can take on only a few big issues in 90 days.

Former Rep. Carl Moses dies

Former Rep. Carl Moses diesMoses was the longest-serving member of the House

Egan: Senate may resurrect bipartisan leadership caucus

Egan: Senate may resurrect bipartisan leadership caucusEgan says there was a lot of dissatisfaction with the way the Senate was run this year.

School district seeks more local funding to reduce cuts

School district seeks more local funding to reduce cutsThe Juneau School Board is asking the Juneau Assembly to increase funding for next year.

Juneau project funding approved by Legislature

Juneau project funding approved by Legislature$2.2 billion capital improvement project budget goes to Gov. Parnell for review

Gov. Parnell says he took immediate action on sexual assault allegations

Gov. Parnell says he took immediate action on sexual assault allegationsGovernor Sean Parnell is defending his decision to wait four years to request a federal investigation into reports of a sexual assault problem in the Alaska National Guard.

Sexual abuse prevention bill falls through the cracks

Sexual abuse prevention bill falls through the cracksErin's Law, a bill requiring school districts to implement sexual abuse education, seemed poised to become law

Peggy Wilson ending long legislative career

Peggy Wilson ending long legislative careerSoutheast Alaska’s longest serving lawmaker is retiring.