The Capitol was placed on lockdown after reports of shots fired at the visitor’s center. One officer was wounded, but not seriously injured, according to news reports citing U.S. Capitol Police.
Gov. Bill Walker cites finances, not job performance, as the reason he fired most of his Washington office, and then decided to keep associate director Nathan Butzlaff, on the job.
The seventh White House Tribal Nations Conference begins in Washington, DC Thursday, and each of Alaska’s 229 tribes was invited to send a representative.
Congressional Republicans’ budget is expected to be released Tuesday, but a federal budget is not really a budget at all.
The Senate is out for the week. But it will return to a full slate.