The bill also clarifies some components of personal use: it would reiterate the ban on public consumption, and set a maximum household limit of 24 marijuana plants if there are three or more residents.
Congressional Republicans' budget is expected to be released Tuesday, but a federal budget is not really a budget at all.
A Lemon Creek trailer fire and the Chapel by the Lake pulpit fire are among the ongoing cases.
Here's just a small sample of election signs in the Juneau area.
As tax revenues increased and spending cuts took effect, the 2014 budget deficit dropped to the lowest level in six years.
Eric Holder Jr., the nation's first black U.S. attorney general, will resign his post after a tumultuous tenure marked by civil rights advances, national security threats, reforms to the criminal justice system and 5 1/2 years of fights with Republicans in Congress.
The Senate joined the House on Thursday in rare bipartisanship by approving a measure to train and equip members of the Syrian opposition.
The final tally was 273 to 156. But many members of both parties broke ranks with their leaders — Reps. John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi — who strongly backed the measure.
Dempsey and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel outlined the White House plan to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State.
Boehner says "we ought to give the president what he's asking for."