Alaska is set to put a “Stand Your Ground” law on the books.
The legislature has approved a plan allowing for natural gas to be trucked from the North Slope down to Fairbanks. It’s seen as a way of bringing down energy costs in the Interior.
The time has come to stop talking and start acting when it comes to changes in the Arctic. That was the message of a talk to the Juneau World Affairs Council this week by Alaska Dispatch owner and publisher Alice Rogoff.
Former Mayor Bill Overstreet is being remembered as a persuasive and successful spokesman for Juneau during the capital move fights of the 1970s and 80s.
The new version of the bill instead would prohibit the state and municipalities from using their resources to help implement federal gun control measures.
A bill setting up a missing persons alert system for seniors with Alzheimer’s, veterans with post traumatic stress disorder, and other vulnerable adults passed the Alaska State Senate on Wednesday, after already getting approval in the House.
Southeast Alaskans critiqued the Marine Highway System’s 2013-2014 fall, winter and spring schedule Tuesday.
Right now, the state of Alaska is obligated to provide Medicaid funding for all “medically necessary” abortions. Yesterday the Senate passed a bill that would narrow that definition.
The future of the Knik Arm bridge project is now in question.
The Legislative Council has awarded a $1.7 million contract to Alaska Commercial Contractors for the first phase of a two-part project to spruce up the Alaska State Capitol.