The Alaska Court of Appeals has found a former law was ambiguous with regard to whether it banned text messaging while driving.
The office of Rep. Don Young says the congressman is fine after experiencing “minor chest discomfort” that prompted diagnostic tests this weekend.
Quinlan Steiner has been reappointed to a four-year term as director of Alaska’s Public Defender Agency.
After serving as acting revenue commissioner for the past three months, Angela Rodell now officially has the job.
Services are pending for former Juneau legislator Elton Engstrom, Jr., who has died at the age of 78.
The Assembly has shown it’s serious about its effort to overturn what some local officials say is an unfair mandate requiring municipalities to fund a minimum level for local schools.
A group of sportfishermen and guides have introduced an initiative that would ban commercial set-net operations in the state’s urban areas, including Cook Inlet.
Alaska is not a right-to-work state. But with a Republican dominated legislature and executive branch, it is seen as a state where legislation could pass.
A group that wants to remove state legislator Lindsey Holmes from office is turning in their recall application Wednesday morning.
When it comes to retirement benefits, the state is looking at a $12 billion shortfall. Just how that’s going to be paid off is expected to be a big issue for the Legislature next session.