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My Turn: Alaska's Women: Pioneers of the past and present

...Presidential ticket.Alaska women have been a powerful force in the halls of the state Capitol leading both the House of Representatives under Speakers Ramona Barnes and Gail Phillips and the Senate under Presidents Jan Faiks, Drue Pearce and Lyda...
No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana

...stronger than for other age groups."You have a country that is diversifying, and at same time you have a House of Representatives that is kind of a block against the wishes of the rising majority," said Tanden, the CAP's president...
Kito, Dukowitz face off at Chamber debate

...Sam Kito III and Republican Peter Dukowitz are vying to represent downtown Juneau and Douglas in the Alaska House of Representatives. But both seemed a little hazy on the issues as they attempted to answer questions from the Juneau Chamber of...
Mallott's rural campaigning hits turbulence

...running for office in Alaska - including U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, and the Democrats' pick for the House of Representatives, Forrest Dunbar - Mallott has spent much of his time reaching out to rural Alaska voters in addition to those...
Letter to the editor: Alaska gives bipartisan example to the Lower 48

...have been shown to vote together 80 percent of the time in the Senate and frequently work with Don Young in the House of Representatives. They are a model of bipartisanship for the rest of the Senate. Mark works to solve Alaska's issues, demonstrating...
Alaskan leading Arctic discussion

...people on the Federal level that can help us advance our interests."Alaska's lone representative to the House of Representatives also weighed in on the appointments, saying Papp's appointment makes sense for the country."I have proudly...
Photos: Kito sworn in

...Scott Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks, attaches a House of Representatives pin to the coat lapel of Rep. Sam Kito III, D-Juneau, after he was sworn into the House of Representatives on Wednesday. Kito's daughter, Gabryel...
Legislators ponder police drone usage

A House of Representatives committee discussed a bill Wednesday that would outline the policies governing police usage of unmanned aircraft over Alaska...
State | AK legislature
Kerttula accepts Stanford fellowship

Rep. Beth Kerttula announced her resignation from the Alaska House of Representatives on Tuesday. The Juneau Democrat and House Minority leader made the announcement on the first day of the second session of the...
State | Local
Alaska House approves $9.1 billion operating budget, rejects Democratic amendments

The House of Representatives approved a $9.1 billion operating budget Thursday after several hours of debate.The House's budget is $53 million less...
State | AK legislature


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