Governor Sean Parnell on Thursday made his first public comment on the resignation of controversial state wildlife official Corey Rossi.
Gov. Sean Parnell Wednesday night set out a “road map” for getting access to North Slope gas.
State education funding for local districts won’t be known until the end of the legislative session in April. While the governor’s proposed education budget includes money for rural school construction and college scholarships, the amount districts receive for operations is the same as last year. And that translates to a loss of revenue.
The group behind a citizens’ initiative to re-establish an Alaska Coastal Management Program spent more than 100-thousand dollars on its nearly month-long signature gathering effort.
The Juneau Police Department website has become a model for other departments across the country. And one of its most popular programs has just expanded.
Backers of a citizens’ initiative to re-establish an Alaska Coastal Management Program have submitted nearly 34,000 signatures to the state Division of Elections. The Alaska Sea Party held a news conference in Anchorage on Tuesday to announce the total, which is about 8,000 more than the group needs to place the measure on this year’s statewide ballot.
The second session of the 27th Alaska State Legislature begins Tuesday. The House of Representatives will gavel in at 1 p.m. The Senate comes in at 1:30.
Organizers of a citizen’s ballot initiative to restore Alaska’s coastal management program have well over the number of signatures required to put it on the statewide ballot.
The legislative session begins today (Tuesday) in Juneau, with a lot on the plate of lawmakers. And Juneau Senator Dennis Egan is right in the thick of things.
The Parnell Administration is not commenting on yesterday’s resignation of Corey Rossi, head of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s Wildlife Conservation Division. A divisive figure, who advocates for controversial predator control practices, Rossi was charged Thursday with 12 misdemeanor counts related to an illegal bear hunt in 2008.