...the Alaska State Legislature approved Gov. Sean Parnell's House Bill 80, which allows the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation to authorize mixing zones for cruise ships by eliminating that "point of discharge" requirement. Under...
The conference committee of House and Senate members appointed to resolve differences between the versions of the Alaska state operating budget passed by the two chambers wrapped up its work Saturday, a day before the expected adjournment of the Alaska State Legislature.Over the course of the past week, the committee picked through items in the budget where allocations, language or both differed between the two versions of the budget, deciding whether to take the House version, the Senate version or a compromise somewhere in between the two.
Work on the state operating budget wrapped up Saturday as the conference committee of House and Senate members appointed to resolve differences between the two chambers' versions of the budget produced a compromise document.
KODIAK - Containers used to store rat poison have washed up on one of Kodiak's beaches, and Island Trails Network is advising people to avoid contact with the empty canisters if any others show up.
The House Finance subcommittee on the University of Alaska budget, chaired by Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, unveiled an operating budget proposal for the university system that is $2.4 million leaner than Gov.
Jon Scribner likely enjoyed the smell of the trail, the musty scent of earth and rainforest, as much as he savored the summit.
JUNEAU - The state could move toward taking responsibility for dredge-and-fill permits from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under a bill passed by the Alaska Senate on Monday.
...that an Alaskan governor would draft something like Senate Bill 27? A bill that would allow his state departments of Environmental Conservation and Natural Resources to trump the federal government's proven process by trying to end-run the...
Tuesday afternoon's House Finance Committee meeting offered mixed news for education funding in Alaska. The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development saw its operating budget request cut by a House Finance subcommittee, which reduced Gov.
...create a rapid response fund and require the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to work with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources and other partners on a management plan for dealing with...
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