A federal revenue-sharing program called Secure Rural Schools has been a million-dollar boon to some Alaska cities and boroughs, mostly in Southeast.
The committee also adopted language removing salary increases for employees not covered by unions. Committee co-chair Pete Kelly said that action would require separate legislation.
Right now, when municipalities bond for school construction costs, the state pays more than half the bill.
The new store boasts several new features, including buying and printing your sport fishing and hunting licenses at home.
The bill would direct the court to consider an animal's best interests when deciding who gets to keep a pet, such as a dog or cat, in a divorce.
The defendants moved for dismissal of the charges, asserting that their fishing for king salmon was a religious activity, and that they were entitled to a religious exemption from the emergency orders under the free exercise clause of the Alaska Constitution.
The Alaska Legislature has passed a bill meant to keep Gov. Bill Walker from spending money on an alternate gasline proposal.
The House adjourned Tuesday before voting on an amendment that would allow reimbursements for projects voters approve by November 15, 2016.
Sen. Bill Wielechowski and Rep. Les Gara say they would like to see the tax floor raised from 4 percent to 12.5 percent and certain credits ended in order to bring in more revenue
to the state.