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Great Alaska Schools wants more of the state funding pie

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

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project funding

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project fundingJuneau 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.

Legislature’s exit time could shift initiative scheduling

Legislature’s exit time could shift initiative schedulingUnusual circumstances and odd timing could knock all but one of the citizen measures to the November general election, if the Legislature gavels out late.

Tribal judge: Bill to improve village public safety doesn’t go far enough

Tribal judge: Bill to improve village public safety doesn’t go far enoughThe U.S. Senate Indian Affairs Committee today looked at a raft of bills aimed at improving the safety of Native American communities.

Gov. Parnell Asking For Investigation National Guard Sexual Assaults

Gov. Parnell Asking For Investigation National Guard Sexual AssaultsGovernor Parnell is asking the federal National Guard Bureau to investigate cases of sexual assault in Alaska’s National Guard.

As public testimony floods in, permitting bill’s future uncertain

As public testimony floods in, permitting bill’s future uncertainOpposition has come out strong and fast, key senators are on the fence, and movement on the controversial permitting bill has stalled.

Parnell: Gas line should help coastal communities

Parnell: Gas line should help coastal communitiesGov. Sean Parnell wants to get natural gas to Alaska’s coastal communities. He says a gas line and LNG plant could benefit more than the Railbelt.

Californian pulls name from board consideration

The decision came before a legislative hearing where the nominee was expected to be questioned on his residency status, his tax records, and his ties to the oil industry.

Low income Alaskans fall through Medicaid “donut hole”

Nearly 30,000 Alaskans are left without options when it comes to health insurance.

Labor language reinserted in gasline bill

Labor language reinserted in gasline billThe latest version of a bill advancing a natural gas mega-project restores language concerning collective bargaining.