Negotiators from the State House and Senate have reached a deal on the governor’s education bill, and it includes a mix of permanent and one-time funding increases.
Less than two hours after the combative House and Senate seemed to reach a truce on education, a bill dealing with the proposed Knik Arm Bridge fell apart on the House floor.
Emergency medical flight membership programs will once again be legal in Alaska at 12:01 a.m. Thursday
The Alaska State Legislature is still at an impasse over the Governor’s education bill.
U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller kicked off his campaign last night in Wasilla before a few hundred cheering supporters.
Sen. Lesil McGuire addresses the Alaska Senate, April 20, 2014. (Photo by Skip Gray/Gavel Alaska)
Because the Legislature did not meet its midnight deadline, three … more
The Legislature unanimously agreed to put $3 billion toward the public employee pension system just hours after their plan was released.
With the House and Senate struggling to make a deal on education, lawmakers are forced into extra innings.
Dedicated supporters staged a 15 hour sit-in until the early this morning, when the measure passed the Alaska Senate on an 18-2 vote.
The Legislature has voted to support state plans to take over acreage in the Tongass National Forest.