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‘Recall Lindsey Holmes’ group takes petition dismissal to court

‘Recall Lindsey Holmes’ group takes petition dismissal to courtRepresentatives from the “Recall Lindsey Holmes” group and Alaska’s Division of Elections met in State Superior Court on Thursday.

Coghill proposes change to Alaska Native languages bill

Coghill proposes change to Alaska Native languages billSen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, wants to create a new section in state statute for ceremonial languages

Parnell signs abortion bill

Parnell signs abortion billGov. Sean Parnell has signed a bill that restricts state Medicaid payments for abortions.

House approves $3 billion transfer to pension system

House approves $3 billion transfer to pension systemThe Alaska State House has voted in favor of Gov. Sean Parnell’s plan to shore up the state’s pension system.

State House OKs refinery subsidy plan

State House OKs refinery subsidy planThe Alaska State House has a approved a deal to give the state’s refineries – and one fertilizer plant — up to $200 million in subsidies.

Texan confirmed to Alaska Gasline Board

Texan confirmed to Alaska Gasline BoardGov. Sean Parnell’s choice of Richard Rabinow drew criticism on two fronts: That he’s not Alaskan and that he spent a career at Exxon.

Lawmakers grapple with UAF power plant funding

Lawmakers grapple with UAF power plant fundingAt $245 million, the biggest item in the capital budget before the Legislature is a power plant for the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

House Speaker Adds Agrium to Refinery Assistance Bill

House Speaker Adds Agrium to Refinery Assistance BillThe $150 million-dollar bill to subsidize Alaska’s oil refineries was expanded another $50m to include the Agrium fertilizer plant in Nikiski.

Gov handles range of questions in online town hall

Gov handles range of questions in online town hallGov. Sean Parnell says repealing the state's oil tax structure would "kill" oil production.

Alaska students hold silent Capitol demonstration

Alaska students hold silent Capitol demonstrationA pack of youths walked the halls of the state Capitol on Wednesday in a silent demonstration asking for more education funding.