Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp has apologized for keeping the Marine Highway Advisory Board out of the loop on the Alaska Class Ferry.
The Parnell Administration wants to change another part of the 2006 cruise ship initiative. Bills introduced this session at the governor’s request would effectively allow more chemicals and minerals to be released into the water. Backers say the levels would still be safe
For the first time in nearly a decade, the state legislature is in a position where it could have to spend more money than it takes in.
State property taxes would be waived during construction of an Alaska gas pipeline project under a proposal by an Anchorage lawmaker.
A Democratic state senator is challenging Gov. Sean Parnell to a debate on Alaska’s oil tax structure.
The commissioner of Alaska’s Natural Resources department says there has been an unprecedented level of federal overreach in recent years. But Dan Sullivan says the state has seen success in pushing back.
In Juneau, a rally was held in front of the Capitol to protest the ruling, but inside the building, it’s not yet clear how much time the legislature will spend considering anti-abortion bills.
More than 50 high school students taking an “Introduction to Mining Occupations” course through the University of Alaska Southeast had quite the guest speaker on … more
Senate Bill 30 would allow state and local government workers to choose either a traditional defined benefit pension or a 401(k)-style defined contribution plan.
Last week, Gov. Sean Parnell rolled out his latest proposal to revamp the state’s oil tax structure. It’s the third time he’s tried to do this, and the last two attempts resulted in a stalemate.