Not done yet

...worked toward resolution on an education bill that's been prolonging the legislative...R-Anchorage, who is chairman of the bill's conference committee.The six-member...start hammering out differences on House Bill 278.Hawker promised an open process that...
Legislature passes bill honoring Native languages

...out in applause. The bill now heads to the governor's...session where dozens of bills failed to be approved...landmark and history-making bill to officially recognize...just one of a plethora of bills that remained in limbo...controversial minimum wage bill and hash out differences...
State | AK legislature
Capital budget one of last big pieces pending

...was announced earlier this month.The bill revised funding for a new power plant at...Municipal Bond Bank Authority; a companion bill that would raise the borrowing limit of the authority passed the Legislature.The bill retained language that the University of...
School bond group donors face election fines

...earlier.Bell said other contributors to School Bonds Yes! received similar letters, as had members of Anchorage Tomorrow. Bill Johnson, chairman of the latter group, declined to comment.School Bonds Yes! typically sends a thank-you note to donors...
Around town, Wednesday, April 23

...Call ahead if you will need childcare. Free. Details: 586-6623, meeting, 6 p.m., UAS Bill Ray Center, 1108 F St. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Details: Duplicate...
Education a sticking point as session ends

...Sunday on a broad-reaching education bill, with the clock winding down on the 90-day...including the operating budget and a bill to advance a major liquefied natural gas...costs.Once the Senate passes an education bill, it would be sent to the House, and...
State | AK legislature
Legislature calls it a day without finishing

...around 10 p.m. until the bill's vote, stood while legislators debated the bill.Their reaction to the Senate's...broke out in applause. The bill now heads to the governor's...the session where dozens of bills failed to be approved before...
State | AK legislature
Stalemate on education reform continues

...impasse on the governor's omnibus education bill, causing the session to push on into three years. The Senate brought the bill up for consideration on the floor for the...over a teacher tenure component of the bill. The Senate version of the bill removed...
State | Local | AK legislature
Gov signs 'medically necessary' abortion bill

...Sean Parnell signed into law Thursday a bill to legally define the term "medically...abortion funding criteria.Supporters say the bill is not related to the pro-life vs. pro-choice...Coghill, R-Fairbanks and one of the bill's primary sponsors.Under the bill...
State | AK legislature
House Finance advances gas line bill

...Finance Committee on Friday advanced a bill setting the state's participation in...long hoped-for gas line.Co-chair Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak, said he saw a lot...which did a lot of the heavy lifting on the bill, would require negotiated contracts that...


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