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Child care providers say funds OK’d by Legislature crucial to staying open
Some advocates say more work to be done as $7.5M is half of what was sought
Kiehl’s bill granting free fur-trapping licenses to disabled veterans becomes law
Local senator’s proposal that passed Legislature 59-0 signed by governor just before Memorial Day
What’s next for the most debated bills pending in the Legislature?
Education funding increase, “parental rights” and other proposals will resurface next year.
District leaders give one-time funding boost an incomplete
Mix of relief and fear of potential veto greet increase included in budget.
America’s farthest-north state representative is planning to leave the Alaska Capitol
Patkotak says he’s running to be the next mayor of the North Slope Borough.
A trio of Capitol recaps from the local delegation
From passage of PFAS limits to postponing vaping tax, Juneau’s legislators tally wins and losses.
Unusual House coalition OKs budget to end special session on first day
10 members of Republican-led majority join minority after $34M in targeted capital projects added
Special session set to begin today after Legislature adjourns without budget
House refuses to consider Senate spending bill sent over hours before adjournment deadline
Capitol Live: House adjourns after refusing to OK Senate’s budget; Governor orders special session
The latest from the Captiol.
House passes bill to reject raise for lawmakers — but pay hike still likely
“I can’t even imagine what working-class people are thinking.”
Senate stalls budget for suspenseful final day
Legislature will have 13 hours to solve differences over PFD, other issues to avoid special session
Senate passes bill to impose statewide tax on e-cigarettes
A similar bill was vetoed by Gov. Dun Mike Dunleavy last fall.
Ban on gun store shutdowns during disasters passes Senate
Kiehl among dissenters in 17-3 vote; proposal may be part of final negotiations with Housde
Carbon credits bill unanimously passes Senate, House quickly takes it up
Legislature seeks to OK priority bill for Dunleavy as part of package to adjourn session in time
‘It’s the weirdest session I’ve ever seen’: Odds for special session fluctuating drastically
Accusations by House and Senate leaders lead to late pacts as Legislature tries to adjourn on time
House OKs making some marijuana convictions private
Bill expanding court’s decision to limit public web access for minor offenses passes 36-4.
Tie vote on Israel discrimination bill sets off fury in House
Ban on public agencies contracting with companies boycotting Israel fails, may get revote Saturday.
Legislature running out of time as big budget differences persist
“I’m not real optimistic that we can get something done by 121 days,” House Speaker says
‘Fentanyl bill’ passes House
Some drug offenders causing death can be charged withg murder under governor’s proposal.
Bill allowing up to 2 years of involuntary commitment in psychiatric facilities advances in Legislature
Senate passed the bill 14-6 on Monday, House heard testimony on Wednesday.