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Alaska Editorial: What's the revenue on a barrel of nothing?

...noting that the same people who tout and were responsible for passing ACES are the same ones who were in charge of the Alaska Senate and passed the capital and operating budgets that led to the 2013 deficit.These same people have also begun to shift...
My Turn: Veterans care is improving in Alaska politicize the VA backlog, and those Outsiders probably don't even know we're actually making progress in Alaska. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan has joined in those attacks. He should stop using the VA for political gain and start supporting...
Legislature passes bill honoring Native languages

...First Alaskans Institute, said in a press release distributed around 9 p.m."We are excited to bear witness to the Alaska Senate passing this landmark and history-making bill to officially recognize our Alaska Native languages in the state they...
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Bill designates house for Lt. Gov.

JUNEAU - The Alaska Senate passed a bill Friday that would designate a historic house in downtown Juneau as the official residence of the state's lieutenant...
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Senate passes new approach to pension obligation

JUNEAU - The Alaska Senate unanimously passed legislation setting out a new approach for addressing the state's pension obligation Saturday, less than...
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Senate opts for big education funding boost

The Alaska Senate Finance Committee is recommending an extra $300 million for education funding over the next three years - a significant boost...
My Turn: Let the people vote to end same-sex marriage ban

...entitled to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.? Sen. Hollis French, D-Anchorage, has served in the Alaska Senate since 2003 and holds the position of minority leader.
My Turn: Keep public court documents public

The Alaska Press Club Board has approved the following resolution against Alaska Senate Bill 108, "An Act relating to the confidentiality of certain records of criminal cases; and providing for an effective date...
Alaska Senate passes $2.2B capital budget

JUNEAU - The state Senate passed a $2.
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Alaska Senate criminalizes cyber bullying

JUNEAU - The Alaska Senate on Wednesday passed a bill making cyber bullying a misdemeanor offense.Senate Bill 128, sponsored by Republican Senator Kevin...
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