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My Turn: Governor's endowment proposal is good for Alaska

...a true Alaskan. This general election only got the problem halfway fixed; now we must watch the incumbents in Alaska's House and Senate this session and see if they act in the state's best interests before discussion of the next election...
Anti-setnet group scrubs site after submitting signatures irresponsible way to catch fish."By law, AFCA needed to submit 31,000 signatures from three-fourths of Alaska's House districts, or 10 percent of the amount of Alaskans who voted in the last general election.The signatures were collected...
House votes to halt school bond repayment program

...for new school bonds before a five-year hiatus, but the House speaker hinted this may not yet be a done deal.Alaska's House voted Thursday in favor of Senate Bill 64, which would halt the state's practice of partial repayments on school...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers debate requiring constitutional education

...constitutionalism, the latest of several state government measures across the U.S. aimed at civics education.Alaska's House Education Committee heard Friday from members of the public who supported the bill, including some educators.Bob...
State | AK legislature
Pope's 'off the cuff' talk includes mention of Alaska

...nation ? and history ? when he was unanimously elected, without campaigning, by write-in votes to serve in Alaska's House of Representatives. TIME Magazine immediately sent a reporter to to interview him. The magazine article was printed...
SB 21 moves closer to 2014 primary ballot

...qualified; 30,169 signatures were needed. Those signatures had to come from at least 7 percent of voters in 30 of Alaska's House districts; so far, 34 of 40 districts exceeded that requirement.SB 21 - which passed the House and Senate during...
State | AK legislature
House Dems announce leadership for 28th Alaska Legislature

ANCHORAGE - Alaska's House Democratic Caucus announced Friday its leadership for the 28th Alaska Legislature. Representative Beth Kerttula (D-Juneau...
Legislature is in need of more Democrats

...balance. But, it seems like every time I pick up a paper these days I read about how out of balance things are in Alaska's House and Senate, especially the Senate. That's why I have to speak up and declare, quite simply, the Alaska Legislature...
Northwest Digest

...historic homes was hit by vandals Tuesday morning. The Governor's Mansion on Calhoun Avenue "is the people of Alaska's house," said Erika Fagerstrom, the state's executive residence manager. She did not want to talk about where the window...
Cell phones distracting, not illegal yet

...driver's reactions as much as having a blood alcohol concentration at the legal limit of .08. On Sept. 1, 2008, Alaska's House Bill 88 went into effect. The law is commonly referred to as a text-messaging ban, but it also includes all kinds...


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