The Alaska Department of Revenue expects a proposed tax credit for the Agrium fertilizer plant in Nikiski to cost the state between $3 million and $4 million in foregone revenue annually.
Alaska Youth for Environmental Action delivered a petition with more than a thousand signatures to the governor’s office on Tuesday.
The resolution follows a decision earlier this year upholding the reversal of suspensions of two federal prosecutors accused of withholding evidence in Stevens' corruption trial.
At a pair of confirmation hearings on Tuesday, Laurie Hummel was asked about her plans for reforming the Guard, and went through a personal line of questioning along the way.
The House Finance Committee has approved restoring much of a proposed $1.7 million cut to public broadcasting and reducing by about $10 million a cut to the University of Alaska system.
They say the state’s position in the case Tununuk v. the state of Alaska erects barriers between tribal children and tribal homes.
Sen. Pete Kelly plans to introduce a bill aimed at reforming the current Medicaid system.
Assistant Attorney General Kaci Schroeder told the committee that language making it clear that hash and hash oil would be treated the same as other forms of marijuana was helpful for clarifying the law.
One of the Alaska Marine Highway’s new ferry engines is down. That could affect service in Southeast and Prince William Sound.
Senator Pete Kelly, a Fairbanks Republican, previewed a bill he is planning to introduce this week to reform the current Medicaid system.