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School’s in at the Capitol
Students and education leaders from around state make case for more classroom cash.
The bizarre bills other state legislatures are considering
Alaska’s Legislature isn’t mulling the headline-grabbers some statehouses have in the works.
Peltola learning the House party is over
Distractions and inaction replace honeymoon headlines as Alaska’s new rep joins minority.
Chief justice bids lawmakers a fervent farewell
Daniel Winfree, in State of Judiciary days before retirement, warns about mixing politics and courts
17% boost in school funding sought by state Senate
Proposal would increase $5,960 per-student allocation by $1,000; first major change since 2017
A tale of two terms
Lawmakers say governor’s appointments, agenda vastly less confrontational this time.
Could it be easy being — and making — green?
State, Alaska Native corporations among those who see carbon market potential, but questions remain.
Local leaders, lawmakers and lobbyists discuss political plans for coming year
Morning meeting looks at local impact of state, national political climates.
Big carbon and ‘small nukes’ are state’s future, governor says
Dunleavy sells business leaders on greenhouse gas cash, greenhouses with mini nuclear power plants
Food stamp, Medicaid backlogs still loom large
State lawmakers conduct first hearing into state’s struggles processing public assistance applicants.
Biden administration reinstates Tongass Roadless Rule
Miners and timber interests upset, environmentalists thrilled, Sen. Sullivan vows retaliation
‘A victory for all of us’: Juneau woman recognized among Resilient Alaskans for her advocacy
Katie Botz’s presence — and brief absence — as a victims advocate led to a big win and governor’s honor.
Dunleavy urges cooperation to change course of state’s history
War on fentanyl, resilient Alaskans and “most pro-life-state” vow among State of the State highlights.
Ranked choice repeal petition begins circulating
Kelly Tshibaka joins Sarah Palin as election losers leading effort to return to traditional voting
All’s a ball for reelected governor
Dunleavy celebrates “peaceful transfer of power…to myself” at inaugural party Friday
Fiscal forecast both calm and stormy
Lawmakers told mid-case scenario for state is smooth, but global events may again shake things up.
Moving day for House as committees set
Hannan, Bush Caucus get prized finance seats as Republican-led majority shakes up status quo.
Rallies and State of the State set for Monday at the Capitol
Dunleavy to deliver annual address following two big-issue demonstrations.
Tilton elected House speaker in unusual vote
Wasilla Republican elected by 26-14 bipartisan vote, but initial majority has 23 members
Business as usual underway in the Senate
Key committees meetings start with optimistic tone about working with House, governor