Legislative lease lawsuit shows lawmaker emailed developer

ANCHORAGE - An attorney is using emails between a lawmaker and developer in his case against the Legislature' on renovated Anchorage office space.Emails show the lawmaker who the "Taj Mahawker" is named for used his personal...
Lawmaker wants to increase requirements for schools

ANCHORAGE - A state lawmaker is proposing an increase to the minimum number of students required to make schools eligible for state funding.KTUU-TV reported...
Salt Lake City elects first openly gay mayor amid setbacks

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Former Utah lawmaker Jackie Biskupski on Tuesday became the first openly gay mayor...from 1998, when Biskupski became Utah's first openly gay lawmaker and some of her colleagues in the heavily Mormon and conservative...
Nation and World
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 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 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...
Empire Editorial: Closing schools will shut down communities

...continue to be many discussions among lawmakers and the public as to how best shore up...Native population. The vast majority of lawmakers in the Alaska Legislature are white...communities after families move away. If lawmakers do insist on pursuing this option, it...
Alaska farmers want prison-run slaughterhouse kept open

...fighting to keep a state-run slaughterhouse open after lawmakers announced plans to shut down the facility next June due...for agriculture in the State of Alaska... so I think (lawmakers) take our advice to heart," he said.
Lawmakers hear pipeline buyout timeline

Lawmakers considering a buyout of Canadian pipeline firm TransCanada are preparing...AKLNG natural gas project will vote on their schedule of work for 2016. Lawmakers want to ensure the state has a full one-quarter voting share of the...
Lawmakers vote to sue governor over Medicaid expansion plan

JUNEAU - A committee of House and Senate lawmakers voted Tuesday to sue Gov. Bill Walker over his effort to...his own and accept federal funds to expand Medicaid after lawmakers had earlier tabled his expansion legislation for further...


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