Category Archives: State Government
The bill's passage by the Senate on Friday is significant, since lawmakers so far have been unable to agree on a marijuana bill containing the background check provisions.Read More
Because the state government has a $4 billion deficit, some lawmakers have suggested drawing money from the fund to pay for other state costs.Read More
The Alaska Senate has rejected House changes to a bill that would divvy up excess earnings from a rural power program.
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Progress on the state government budget has slowed to a crawl this week, but Gov. Bill Walker remains hopeful the Legislature will reach an agreement on an oil and gas tax bill that’s at the center of budget talks.Read More
The research was conducted by the state Division of the Legislative Audit after a request from Eagle River Sen. Anna MacKinnon. MacKinnon wanted to get to the bottom of assertions that some communities stockpile CPV funds or use them on inappropriate projects.Read More