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Alaska’s Legislature isn’t mulling the headline-grabbers some statehouses have in the works.
Statewide organizations advocate for legislative action
Daniel Winfree, in State of Judiciary days before retirement, warns about mixing politics and courts
Proposal would increase $5,960 per-student allocation by $1,000; first major change since 2017
Lawmakers say governor’s appointments, agenda vastly less confrontational this time.
Morning meeting looks at local impact of state, national political climates.
State lawmakers conduct first hearing into state’s struggles processing public assistance applicants.
“We need a substantially increased BSA and we need it now.”
War on fentanyl, resilient Alaskans and “most pro-life-state” vow among State of the State highlights.
Hannan, Bush Caucus get prized finance seats as Republican-led majority shakes up status quo.
Wasilla Republican elected by 26-14 bipartisan vote, but initial majority has 23 members
Key committees meetings start with optimistic tone about working with House, governor
Temporary House leader elected as another majority stalemate looms; Senate slights its minority.
Who will lead the House? Where are the meet-and-greet parties? And other key early-days essentials
Sequels are almost never as grandiose as originals, and such is the case with the second batch of prefile bills from state lawmakers released Friday… Continue reading
Lower court’s ruling affirmed.
However, Juneau’s delegation expresses optimism for progress on health, safety and education.
Class of incoming lawmakers includes many with legislative experience.
The Alaska Supreme Court plans to hear arguments on Friday.
“The result of the November 2022 election is accepted…”