1 million passengers expected on Alaska cruises in 2015

...season, with industry forecasts predicting about 1 million passengers on Alaska cruises.KTOO-FM reported that former state lawmaker and current president of Cruise Lines International Association Alaska John Binkley expects a 3 percent increase in cruise...
Lawmaker introduces trio of bills addressing game management

JUNEAU - An Anchorage lawmaker has introduced three bills addressing game management in Alaska.Rep. Andy Josephson's bills would create a new management...
State | AK legislature
Lawmaker says daylight saving time important for Southeast

JUNEAU - A Juneau lawmaker said the proposed daylight saving time exemption would mean a loss of useful light in southeast Alaska.During the Senate minority...
Lawmaker proposes eliminating film tax credit program

JUNEAU - An Alaska lawmaker wants to eliminate the program that provides tax credits for films produced in Alaska.However, the bill, from Sen. Bill Stoltze...
Legislature confirms most of Walker's picks

...a few board appointments. Most commissioners drew no objections, with unanimous vote margins of 59 in favor and with one lawmaker, Rep. Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, absent due to family reasons.In the most controversial board appointments Walker has...
State | AK legislature
House urges open border in Hyder

...into Stewart is the Alaskan town's emergency evacuation route in the event of a tsunami or other disaster, Ortiz said.The lawmaker recently visited Hyder, where he held a community town hall meeting of Hyder and Stewart residents, he said.Representatives...
State | AK legislature
Thumbs up, thumbs down for April 20, 2015 Anchorage, welcoming his new baby, who was born just after 7 a.m. Sunday morning. If there's ever a reason for a lawmaker to miss the final day of the Legislature, welcoming your new daughter is it.Thumbs down to bank robberies. Congratulations...

...ABC it was unusual behavior for a small crocodile to interact with people.The resort's owner, mining magnate and federal lawmaker Clive Palmer, wished the man a speedy recovery."Crocodile has been removed from all menus at Palmer properties following...
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As Legislature goes into extra days, lawmakers share to-do lists

...up the $47 million, and we insist on the $47 million," Mason said. Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-JuneauJuneau's Republican lawmaker said "education is the big issue right now.""We're in a position where we're trying to negotiate those, stay true...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers sweep $94M into rainy day fund

...projects. This time, a long list of those were rolled up and stuck into savings.Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, is one lawmaker whose district lost capital money to the AHCC reappropriation. He said that it was "abnormal, but these are abnormal times...
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