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My Turn: Medicaid expansion is a good thing

...I'm glad he made the right decision.? Rep. Adam Wool is a Democrat representing Fairbanks District 5 in the Alaska House of Representatives and has owned and operated small businesses in for the last 30 years.
My Turn: Red Chris mine poses great risk

...want to continue to practice recreational traditions like salmon derbies, to stand up and make your voices heard on this very important issue.? Dan Ortiz is an Independent representing Ketchikan in the Alaska House of Representatives.
Gov. signs first tax increase in 10 years

...Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, saw one of the tightest votes of the entire 2015 legislative session when it passed the Alaska House by one vote. Walker signing the bill Friday means the division will not take a 40 percent cut, DEC Commissioner Larry...
My Turn: Bring fishing permits home

...can be found in every region of the state.And if the numbers aren't convincing, a hearing on permit loss in the Alaska House fisheries committee this spring made it abundantly clear: This is a red-button moment.Each lost permit represents...
My Turn: Juneau's boneless chicken ranch caucus

...state budget storm clouds darkening Alaska's horizon can be attributed to the Boneless Chicken Ranch Caucus made up of Alaska House Reps. Jim Colver, R-Harcher Pass; Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage; Paul Seaton, R-Homer; Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for June 1, 2015

...while it lasted, and we hope you've been able to get out to enjoy it.Thumbs down to the Alaska Senate. After the Alaska House reached a deal to end the Legislature's budget bungling, the Senate proceeded to dynamite it by throwing out the...
House agrees on budget

Right before 1 a.m. Saturday morning, something remarkable happened.Republicans and Democrats in the Alaska House of Representatives came together and voted on an operating budget for the fast-approaching new fiscal year, passing it 32 to...
State | AK legislature
House offers bill for Perm Fund draw

The Alaska House Finance committee introduced a bill Tuesday that would allow a multibillion-dollar draw from the Permanent Fund earnings reserve...
State | AK legislature
Does minority want shutdown?

Members of the Alaska House minority are not working in good faith with their majority counterparts. They want to spend an extra $50 million-$150 million...
Alaska House, Senate moving floor sessions to Anchorage

JUNEAU - The Alaska House and Senate are moving their work from Juneau to Anchorage.Floor sessions are scheduled for Anchorage, starting Thursday. The...


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