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House committee passes bill to address military sexual assaults Wednesday

WASHINGTON - With broad support from Republicans and Democrats, a House committee Wednesday approved legislation to tackle the growing problem of sexual assault in the armed forces by taking away the power of...
Sealaska Lands bills head to full House committee

...head to the full House Resources Committee for review.Several Sealaska and federal representatives spoke before the House Committee on Indian and Alaska Native affairs regarding both bills.The partial settlement, meant as a stopgap measure in...
Who gave what to where

...minority members were given about $200,000. A review of the extra projects added by Juneau lawmakers during the House committee stage shows that those amounts were approximately the cost of projects Munoz and Kito submitted, respectively...
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Sealaska land bill moves to House floor

A House bill regarding land ownership entitled to Sealaska underwent a markup Wednesday before the House Committee on Natural Resources.The Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization and Jobs Protection Act, or H.R. 740, championed...
Letter: So close to stability

When I was in the Legislature, I chaired the House committee that, with a like Senate committee, drafted the original investment strategy for the Permanent Fund.We expected the Permanent...
Housing reform bill advances; would allow landlords to seize PFDs

An effort to modernize the Alaska Landlord and Tenant Act for the first time in nearly two decades cleared a House committee hurdle Wednesday.Sponsored by Rep. Doug Isaacson, R-North Pole, HB282 moved out of the House Judiciary Committee...
State | Local | AK legislature
House committee passes partial birth abortion bill

...Nancy Dahlstrom, R-Eagle River, left, and House Judiciary Chairman Jay Ramras, R-Fairbanks, listen. A House committee approved a proposal Monday that would make performing a medical procedure widely known as a "partial birth abortion...
Alaska House committee to hear bills that would make changes to election process

JUNEAU - A state House committee is scheduled to hear two bills that would affect Alaska elections. The state affairs committee is set to consider bills allowing...
House committee passes partial birth abortion bill

A House committee approved a proposal Monday that would make performing a medical procedure widely known as a "partial birth abortion" a felony...
House committee to consider workforce

JUNEAU - A House committee is seeking ideas for ways to stimulate an Alaska economy driven largely by the oil industry. The Economic Development Trade and...


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