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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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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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Alaska Senate forum turns to subsistence

ANCHORAGE - Two Republicans running against Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich told a crowd of Alaska Native leaders at a candidates forum that they value subsistence, but they stopped short of answering a question about the U.S.
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Bill aims to protect child victims

JUNEAU - The Alaska Senate has passed legislation that would criminalize distribution or publication of audio or video recordings of an interview of a child...
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Alaska wins roadless rule case on appeal

...legislation to permanently stop this policy that just doesn't work."The ruling coincidentally came just hours before the Alaska Senate voted 19-0 to advance a resolution calling for the state to acquire or purchase additional Tongass National Forest...
Senate committee moves gov's education omnibus bill

JUNEAU - The Alaska Senate Education Committee moved Gov. Sean Parnell's omnibus education bill Friday after rejecting amendments offered by the committee's...
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