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State asked researchers wrong question Tuesday.The study by the university's Center for Alaska Eduction Policy Research (CAEPR) team was pursuant to House Bill 278 by the 28th Legislature. The bill instructed the Department of Administration to "present to the legislature a...
Pipeline plan passes

...state's share of the project.Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak, was absent from the House on Wednesday and prevented House Bill 3001 from being unanimous."Although the TransCanada buyout might have been contentious, once we got here, we realized...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Rep. Chenault's leadership proves need for term limits

...Juneau too often to meet with constituents in their districts.The speaker then proceeded to waste government time on House Bill 155, a bill he sponsored that demands Congress relinquish ownership of the vast majority of federal lands in Alaska...
Across the nation, a serious shortage of psychiatrists

...said Rep. Tim Murphy, a Pennsylvania Republican who remains active as a psychologist and is lead sponsor of the House bill. His measure would, among other steps, help child psychiatrists pay off their student loans and promote wider use...
Nation and World
Transportation Secretary Foxx talks Native issues in Anchorage

...2015 to $510 million in 2021.The House bill would add $210 million over six...the Alaska Railroad Corp. in the House bill highlighted by Young is a $3 million...providing passenger service.The House bill would also make the federal Surface...
House votes to keep highway spending level, ignores warnings make up the gap between revenues and spending.The House bill is filled with changes to transportation policy that...problems.The administration has complained that the House bill doesn't contain enough money. Keeping funding steady...
Nation and World
ADF&G to hold meeting on new guide requirements

...meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 2 to answer questions about the new sport fishing guide licensing requirements and House Bill 41, which would restore the requirements for sport fish guide and operator licenses. Those requirements unintentionally...
Haida Heritage Centre begins posting "Haida Word of the Week" on Facebook

...village that once stood in its place. The center houses the Haida Gwaii Museum, performance house, carving shed, Canoe House, Bill Reid Teaching Centre, two classrooms, a welcome area, and Kay Bistro. Some of the organizations located within the...
House weighs military justice bill

...judicial reforms inspired by a series of savage sexual assaults in the Alaska National Guard.The committee discussed House Bill 126, which would establish an Alaska Code of Military Justice, allowing members of the Alaska National Guard to be...
My Turn: US Supreme Court has final say on Medicaid expansion

...session Gov. Walker's staff did not believe the additional group of able-bodied childless adults was "required." House Bill 148 and Senate Bill 78 clearly show they believed it to be an additional, optional group. Gov. Walker, at best, has...


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