In this newscast: Proponents of the latest attempt to repeal Obamacare have a new draft and hope to win Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s vote, a presidential commission is investigating alleged voter fraud in Alaska, and this year’s wolf hunting quota for Prince Wales Island.
In this newscast: A federal court upheld the “roadless rule” limiting construction and logging on national forestland, Gov. Walker gave more reasons why he opposes the latest ACA replacement bill, Layoffs at Alaska’s largest daily newspaper following its sale to a new owner, Haines High School students got a delicious surprise during Spirit Week.
UA has seen its tuition steadily increase over the last several years, including a 5 percent increase last year. Colby Freel, chair of the Coalition of Student Leaders, said increases like this have come to be expected by UA students.
University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen called for congressional support for DACA students. Meanwhile, the UA Board of Regents meets in Juneau to discuss plans for a new college of education.
Local officials signed a proclamation yesterday highlighting National Arts in Education Week and the importance of arts education in school.