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Bill to seize federal land in Alaska nears vote on state house floor

Bill to seize federal land in Alaska nears vote on state house floorHouse Speaker Mike Chenault introduced the bill after President Barack Obama announced his intention to permanently ban drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Senate panel moves bill addressing school construction debt

The Senate Finance Committee moved a bill Monday that would stop state reimbursement for school bonds authorized between January 2015 and July 2020.

Lawmakers discuss federal child support law

State officials have said federal funding could be on the line if the Legislature does not take action to change state laws regarding child support payments.

Senators question need for water, sewer construction dollars

Wasilla Sen. Mike Dunleavy, a Republican, asked Village Safe Water facilities program manager Bill Griffith what would happen if the state didn’t come up with the match.

Sullivan: Alaska one family, Obama not its friend

Sullivan: Alaska one family, Obama not its friendU.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan returned to Juneau and Monday gave his first speech as a senator to a joint session of the Alaska Legislature.

House passes bill limiting AGDC role in alternate gas plan

Walker has said he would veto the bill. His spokeswoman said his views haven't changed.

New Alaska National Guard commander to lead

The Alaska Army National Guard has a new commander.

Anchorage television station KTUU reports Col. Joseph Streff took the helm from Brig. Gen. Mike Bridges … more

Senate panel advances marijuana bill

Senate panel advances marijuana billSenate Finance moved the marijuana crimes bill Monday after adopting a new version.

Fish and Game says it could absorb CFEC

Fish and Game says it could absorb CFEC"The department believes that we could make this work without service degradation to commercial fishermen," says ADF&G's Kevin Brooks.

Interim Southeast DOT chief based in Anchorage

Interim Southeast DOT chief based in AnchorageA Department of Transportation insider is the interim manager of the agency’s division overseeing Southeast Alaska.