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House finally organized: Hannan, Story get assignments

Committees can start working on legislation

 

OMB, Senate Finance discuss university funding

Forty percent of university funding comes from the state.

 

Senate Finance grills OMB, Education Commissioner over budget

Hoffman calls 25 percent proposed cuts to education ‘unacceptable’

 

Alaska’s radio, TV contribution on the chopping block

Dunleavy’s budget would cut state funding for public media.

Details emerge on proposed job cuts

How many jobs would be cut in Juneau?

Here’s a look at what Dunleavy’s four new crime bills would do

The bills address sex crimes, pretrial processes, parole and prison sentences.

House Republicans Cathy Tilton, left, David Talerico, center, and Lance Pruitt speak to the press outside the House chambers after Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s State of the State speech on Tuesday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
House Republicans Cathy Tilton, left, David Talerico, center, and Lance Pruitt speak to the press outside the House chambers after Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s State of the State speech on Tuesday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

At town hall, Juneau residents worry about budget cuts

Locals crowded into a local library to voice their concerns.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s Office of Management and Budget Director Donna Arduin presents the governor’s supplemental budget to the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s Office of Management and Budget Director Donna Arduin presents the governor’s supplemental budget to the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Dr. Michael Johnson, Commissioner of Education and Early Development, is interviewed by members of the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. Gov. Mike Dunleavy has chosen Dr. Johnson as a Lt. Governor successor if needed. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Senate questions Lt. Gov. Meyer’s back-up

Education commissioner tagged as emergency replacement Lt. Gov.

Dr. Michael Johnson, Commissioner of Education and Early Development, is interviewed by members of the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. Gov. Mike Dunleavy has chosen Dr. Johnson as a Lt. Governor successor if needed. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)