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Update: Governor calls special session to meet in Juneau

Gov. Dunleavy has called all legislators to Juneau to finish the special session.

Alyson Currey gives testimony on HB 2001 in the House Finance Committee room as Marc Wheeler, left, waits his turn at the Capitol on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. The committee is meeting in Wasilla and taking testimony telephonically from around the state. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Alyson Currey gives testimony on HB 2001 in the House Finance Committee room as Marc Wheeler, left, waits his turn at the Capitol on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. The committee is meeting in Wasilla and taking testimony telephonically from around the state. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Alyse Galvin announces bid for Congress

It will be her second bid trying to unseat Don Young.

Rep. Sara Hannan, R-Juneau, speaks during a town hall meeting at the Douglas Public Library in Monday, July 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Rep. Sara Hannan, R-Juneau, speaks during a town hall meeting at the Douglas Public Library in Monday, July 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Financial exigency delayed, but drastic changes ahead for University of Alaska

One thing is clear: the University of Alaska of the future will not look like it does now.

Rep. Sara Hannan, R-Juneau, speaks during a town hall meeting at the Douglas Public Library in Monday, July 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Rep. Sara Hannan, R-Juneau, speaks during a town hall meeting at the Douglas Public Library in Monday, July 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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CapLive: Press meeting in Speaker’s chambers

Summary: Edgmon says that these cuts are too deep and too devastating to be ignored. Legislators will have to come together one way or another.… Continue reading

Capitol Live: Session recesses after emotional speeches

Live updates from inside the Capitol.

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Protesters hijacked the legislative special session at Wasilla Middle School on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Protesters hijacked the legislative special session at Wasilla Middle School on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. (Bill Roth / ADN)

‘Take care of this department’: Assistant fire chief leaves for Fairbanks

CCFR says farewell to one of its three assistant fire chiefs.

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Juneauites make July 4th parade their own

Marching to the heartbeat of Juneau.

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