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Juneau appeals Petersburg boundary to state Supreme Court

Juneau appeals Petersburg boundary to state Supreme Court

The court challenge of Petersburg’s borough boundaries is not over yet.

Land-use agreement reached for Susitna-Watana dam work

Land-use agreement reached for Susitna-Watana dam work

The Alaska Energy Authority says it has reached a land-use agreement that is also key to it perhaps receiving additional funding for the proposed Susitna-Watana hydro project.

Great Alaska Schools wants more of the state funding pie

Great Alaska Schools wants more of the state funding pie

The group Great Alaska Schools took to the steps of the Capitol on Friday to demand an increase in the state’s education funding formula.

Lawmakers Shelving Controversial Permitting Bill

Lawmakers Shelving Controversial Permitting Bill

A controversial permitting bill has been sentenced to die in committee.

Legislature OKs $5.8 million in Capitol repairs

Legislature OKs $5.8 million in Capitol repairs

The need for major repairs has been well documented, punctuated by the occasional chunk of falling masonry.

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project funding

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project funding

Juneau residents on Thursday weighed in for and against a $35 million appropriation for the Juneau Access project in Gov. Sean Parnell’s proposed capital budget.

Ferry LeConte breaks down, Aurora fills in

Ferry LeConte breaks down, Aurora fills in

The Alaska Marine Highway ferry Aurora is scheduled to take over LeConte sailings until it’s repaired

Legislature’s exit time could shift initiative scheduling

Legislature’s exit time could shift initiative scheduling

Unusual circumstances and odd timing could knock all but one of the citizen measures to the November general election, if the Legislature gavels out late.

Alaska Senate passes bill on cyberbullying

Alaska Senate passes bill on cyberbullying

The Alaska Senate has passed legislation that would criminalize the cyberbullying of a minor.

Senate committee advances transportation fund measure

Senate committee advances transportation fund measure

A measure setting up a road-and-ferry savings account has cleared its first state Senate committee.