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...year the 90-day legislative session would begin. It would take effect in the second regular session of the 25th Alaska Legislature in 2008. Sound off on the important issues at In Thursday's Empire, the incorrect dates were given for the...
Lawmakers: Finishing in 90 days won't be easy

...members of the Kenai Peninsula's legislative contingent who have concerns that the upcoming second session of the 25th Alaska Legislature will be too short to allow for comprehensive public input on proposed new laws, and that significant time may...
Chairman: Ethics committee can't be blamed for scandal

...investigate complaints," along with extensive record-keeping tasks. The ethics committee at the beginning of the 25th Alaska Legislature in January brought in the Josephson Institute of Ethics, based in Los Angeles, for day-long ethics training...
Cowdery pulls out of special session on tax

...Gene Therriault, R-North Pole, raised concerns about Cowdery's appointment to the Rules Committee when the 25th Alaska Legislature organized earlier this year. Cowdery also serves as chairman of the Legislative Council, which manages the building...
Lawmakers disclose conflicts of interest, but vote anyway

...Palin at a celebratory press conference, but declined an opportunity to speak. An ongoing ethical issue The 25th Alaska Legislature began in January with a mandatory day-long ethics review in which all 60 members gathered in the neighboring...
Session not likely to wrap up in 90 days

When the 25th Alaska Legislature began Jan. 15, the Republican leadership in the House of Representatives said they were going to try to complete their work in...
Governor signs bill restricting pardon power

Gov. Sarah Palin on Tuesday signed the first bill from the 25th Alaska Legislature to become law, limiting on the governor's constitutional power to grant pardons. "In a perfect world this wouldn't even...
Business Digest

...problems and formulate specific action steps that could be taken by Gov. Sarah Palin's Administration and the 25th Alaska Legislature. Four action items were agreed upon and passed by conference attendees. These included: Establish an outreach...
Gov. Palin to call session on oil tax

...not said where she prefers the session to be held. Such a session would be the second special session of the 25th Alaska Legislature, following a one-day, seven-hour session in June in Anchorage to approve senior benefits. House Democratic...
Legislators begin work

...important issues at Democrat Andrea Doll is scheduled to be sworn in today as one of six freshman Democrats as the 25th Alaska Legislature gets under way at 11 a.m. In many ways, her road to the Capitol was unique. In others, her experiences mirror...


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