Fourteen of Alaska’s 60 legislators are women – ten in the state House and four in the Senate. From the first territorial legislature in 1913 to the 27th state legislature, only 13 percent of lawmakers have been women, or 87, compared to 685 men over the years.
Whither proposed oil tax changes?
A recent avalanche along the Snettisham hydroelectric transmission line met its match when it hit a 35-foot steel diversion structure, saving the tower it was headed toward.
The state’s Marine Transportation Advisory Board has added its voice to a legislative citation commending the Alaska Marine Highway System.
The Alaska Legislature approved a citation honoring the late Guy “Buddy” Tabor, who died last month in his Juneau home at 63 years old.
Master Gardener Ed Buyarski gets us started on the upcoming gardening season.
Full House to consider the state operating budget.
The City and Borough of Juneau will contribute nearly $26-million toward school district operations for the next fiscal year, expected to total more than $76 million.