The amount of proposed state spending directly controlled by the legislature was projected to be nearly 25 percent more per person than any other state in the current fiscal year.
A Republican lawmaker from Eagle River sent an e-mail Friday attempting to rally opposition to Medicaid expansion.
The bill lays out the state’s values concerning the Arctic, and provides a general sense of direction for how lawmakers would like to see it developed.
The Alaska State House has a approved a deal to give the state’s refineries – and one fertilizer plant — up to $200 million in subsidies.
A bill that would allow the state to drug test recipients of cash assistance programs got its first hearing on Tuesday.
Some legislators are trying to bring vouchers to Alaska. The push for directing state funding to private schools has more momentum than its had in the past.