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FAA hazardous material fine prompts legislators to redo relocation policy

FAA hazardous material fine prompts legislators to redo relocation policyThe Legislative Council has amended their moving reimbursement policy after the FAA discovered hazardous materials in a representative’s air freight.

Alaska Arctic Policy Commission listens to community input

Alaska Arctic Policy Commission listens to community inputThe Alaska Arctic Policy Commission held a listening session yesterday in Anchorage.

Behind the scenes of Alaska’s film industry

Behind the scenes of Alaska’s film industryFeature-length movies, documentaries, and TV shows have flocked to the 49th state in recent years, supporting a multi-million dollar industry.

Gov. Parnell signs $3 billion PERS/TRS infusion bill

Gov. Parnell signs $3 billion PERS/TRS infusion billGov. Sean Parnell on Monday signed House Bill 385, which transfers $3 billion in state savings to Alaska's pension systems

Oil tax advocates spell out their case against referendum

A handful of leading advocates for the new oil tax regime made the case for keeping the law to a friendly audience on Wednesday.

State, IBU reach tentative agreement on new contract

State, IBU reach tentative agreement on new contractThe state and the Inlandboatmen's Union have a tentative agreement on a new three-year contract for state ferry workers

State Supreme Court hears case to remove Pebble initiative from ballot

State Supreme Court hears case to remove Pebble initiative from ballotThe Pebble initiative would add another layer of scrutiny to the proposed Pebble Mine

Ketchikan Gateway Borough and State argue education funding

Oral arguments were heard in Ketchikan Superior Court Monday morning in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough’s lawsuit against the state over education funding.

No free ride for Southeast legislative candidates

No free ride for Southeast legislative candidatesAll Southeast legislative incumbents face challengers this year. A dozen people put their names in the hat by Monday’s filing deadline.

No primary, only general election contest for Juneau legislators

No primary, only general election contest for Juneau legislatorsAll three Juneau legislators will be challenged in the November general election, but not in the August primary