The House Finance Committee is considering a budget bill that would cut state government spending $418 million more than the $100 million in cuts Gov. Bill Walker proposed.
Peter Metcalfe of Juneau claims the State of Alaska breached its contractual obligations to employees.
Like most lawmakers, Juneau Sen. Dennis Egan expects Alaska’s multibillion dollar deficit to be the top issue during the upcoming legislative session.
Gov. Sean Parnell on Monday signed House Bill 385, which transfers $3 billion in state savings to Alaska’s pension systems
Local elected officials from across the state will be in Juneau this week for the Alaska Municipal League’s annual legislative conference. The Alaska Conference of Mayors kicks off the meetings on Tuesday, with a discussion of energy issues taking up the bulk of the afternoon. The municipal league meets all day Wednesday. Members will hear…
Education funding and the state’s unfunded public employee retirement obligation topped the list of topics discussed by the Juneau Assembly and the Capital City’s legislative delegation on Wednesday.