State Government

Alaska Legislature meets for 3rd special session amid uncertainty over Permanent Fund dividends, budget gap

Gov. Mike Dunleavy repeated his call for the Legislature to pass constitutional amendments to put the Permanent Fund dividend in the state constitution and to lower the limit on how much the state government can spend each year. He also said he doesn’t think new taxes are necessary.

‘The days of getting away with it are over’: State seeks to collect more than 20,000 missing DNA samples

Alaska law requires that state and local law enforcement agencies collect DNA samples from all people charged with a crime against another person or a felony. But in a lot of cases, that hasn’t happened over the past 25 years.

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