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Alaska delegation splits on Homeland Security funding

...All three are Republicans.Homeland Security funding has been a hot issue in Congress, as Republicans in the House of Representatives have unsuccessfully tried to tie that funding to provisions that would have blocked implementation of President...
School choice talk turns into ideological debate

Last week, the Alaska House of Representatives passed bills that created Great Alaska Earthquake Day and Alaska Law Enforcement Officers Day unanimously and without much discussion...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Alaska is ready for Erin's Law

...have passed Erin's Law. Last year, Erin's Law passed in the Alaska Senate but failed to pass in the Alaska House of Representatives. With early bi-partisan support, there's no reason Erin's Law cannot become law this year - abuse is...
Gov. doesn't support capitol move

...of which Stoltze will be a member once he is sworn in.Stoltze, who previously served six terms in the state House of Representatives, was traveling and did not return phone and email requests for comment Thursday.Kuckertz said Stoltze's...
Local | AK legislature
Alaska Aerospace plans cheaper way to put bigger rockets into orbit

...Legislature has cut its subsidy for Alaska Aerospace, and during the last legislative session, some in the House of Representatives called for the company to return the $25 million medium-lift appropriation to the state.Campbell said he...
Photo: Leg prep

Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives Micaela Bradner, right, works with new page Michaela Twarog at the Capitol Thursday. The first session of the 29th Legislature opens Tuesday.
Former Don Young challenger is new admin commissioner

...also ran against Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, in 2010 for the Republican nomination for Alaska's U.S. House of Representatives seat. Young won 70 percent of the vote in the primary, beating Fisher and another GOP hopeful.Walker said...
Local | AK legislature
Convicted felon killed prosecutor in jealous rage

...murder case.Sullivan was a former Army attorney and a former state legislator. He served in the Washington House of Representatives from January 1997 to January 2001, representing Tacoma.Security video footage from a store across from the...
Today in History

...Dec. 12, 1870, Joseph H. Rainey of South Carolina became the first black lawmaker sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives.On this date:In 1787, Pennsylvania became the second state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.In 1897...
Murkowski praises passage of duck stamp bill

...on Tuesday thanked Senate colleagues for unanimously passing the Federal Duck Stamp Act of 2014. The U.S. House of Representatives also passed a similar bill that mirrors the one Murkowski co-sponsored, which will now go before President's...


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