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Brig. Gen. Torrence Saxe, commissioner designee of Alaska Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, directs Alaskans in need of earthquake assistance to go to ready.alaska.gov. Gov. Mike Dunleavy had just announced that President Donald Trump is sending relief, by way of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. (Kevin Baird | Juneau Empire)
Brig. Gen. Torrence Saxe, commissioner designee of Alaska Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, directs Alaskans in need of earthquake assistance to go to ready.alaska.gov. Gov. Mike Dunleavy had just announced that President Donald Trump is sending relief, by way of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. (Kevin Baird | Juneau Empire)
Capitol Live: What’s happening at the Capitol today

Capitol Live: What’s happening at the Capitol today

Get the latest on what’s happening on the hill.

Capitol Live: What’s happening at the Capitol today
Gov. Mike Dunleavy, left, listens as Attorney General Kevin Clarkson describes three constitutional amendments that would be a foundation of his administration’s fiscal plan during a press conference at the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy, left, listens as Attorney General Kevin Clarkson describes three constitutional amendments that would be a foundation of his administration’s fiscal plan during a press conference at the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Capitol Live: Mariculture could be a $100 million industry in Alaska
Capitol Live: Mariculture could be a $100 million industry in Alaska
Dan Robinson, chief of research and analysis for the Department of Labor & Workforce Development, gives a 2019 Alaska Job Forecast and Outlook presentation at the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Dan Robinson, chief of research and analysis for the Department of Labor & Workforce Development, gives a 2019 Alaska Job Forecast and Outlook presentation at the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Commissioner Designee Bruce Tangeman presents the state’s revenue forecast to the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Commissioner Designee Bruce Tangeman presents the state’s revenue forecast to the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Alaska attorney general says he can set aside personal views on abortion

Alaska attorney general says he can set aside personal views on abortion

Kevin Clarkson said the attorney general’s job is to respect the law.

Alaska attorney general says he can set aside personal views on abortion
Rep. David Talerico, R-Healy, speaks during a press conference with Rep. Sarah Vance, R-Homer, left, and Rep. Colleen Sullivan-Leonard, R-Wasilla,at the Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Rep. David Talerico, R-Healy, speaks during a press conference with Rep. Sarah Vance, R-Homer, left, and Rep. Colleen Sullivan-Leonard, R-Wasilla,at the Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
11 days, and still no House leadership
11 days, and still no House leadership
Two Dunleavy picks decline offers after coming under fire
Two Dunleavy picks decline offers after coming under fire
Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy, with his wife, Rose, anounces the proclamation of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 2019 Community Celebration at St. Paul’s Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy, with his wife, Rose, anounces the proclamation of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 2019 Community Celebration at St. Paul’s Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Finance director warns of budget ‘death spiral’
Finance director warns of budget ‘death spiral’
An ‘enemy of the industry’? Gov’s pick for state marijuana board surprises
An ‘enemy of the industry’? Gov’s pick for state marijuana board surprises
Rep. Matt Claman, D-Anchorage, center, speaks from a panel of the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission during a listening session at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Rep. Matt Claman, D-Anchorage, center, speaks from a panel of the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission during a listening session at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Father of deceased Kotzebue girl among Dunleavy’s new appointments
Father of deceased Kotzebue girl among Dunleavy’s new appointments
Capitol Live: House enters weekend still without permanent leadership
Capitol Live: House enters weekend still without permanent leadership
Update: Commissioner designee resigns after accusations of false resume entry
Update: Commissioner designee resigns after accusations of false resume entry
Gov. Mike Dunleavy delivers the State of the State address on Jan. 22, 2019 in the Alaska Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy delivers the State of the State address on Jan. 22, 2019 in the Alaska Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Capitol Live: Gov unveils four new crime bills

Capitol Live: Gov unveils four new crime bills

Live updates from the Alaska State Capitol.

Capitol Live: Gov unveils four new crime bills
Rep. Dave Talerico, R-Healy, speaks to reporters at a House Republican Caucus press conference at the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Rep. Dave Talerico, R-Healy, speaks to reporters at a House Republican Caucus press conference at the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)