Juneau-based Alaska Robotics put out its second of six satirical news shorts on the web Tuesday.
Governor Sean Parnell is warning that Ketchikan’s lawsuit against the state over school funding might make him and lawmakers reluctant to fund Ketchikan projects.
Close to a hundred members of the public offered comment and all but a dozen spoke against removing the prohibition on state money benefiting private schools.
Since the Palin administration, the State has paid out hundreds of millions of dollars to TransCanada as reimbursement for planning work on a gasline.
The Senate Finance Committee advanced the bill on Friday. The pay-raise recommendations come from a non-partisan board that look at factors like cost of living and salaries for comparable positions in other states.
It took Gov. Sean Parnell three years to get his oil tax overhaul through the Legislature. Now, the goal is to pass a bill setting the terms for a massive natural gas pipeline in 90 days.
Gov. Sean Parnell introduced his education package Friday, and inside is a small increase to the school funding formula.
Governor Parnell says he has three main priorities for the legislative session that started this week in Juneau: education, the gas line and the unfunded Pers/Ters pension fund liability.
During State of the State address last night, Parnell laid out an agenda that was friendly to the "school choice" movement.
The terms of the agreement with the North Slope producers and TransCanada have been released.