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Tribal group sues Central Council over spent funds

...Laiti wrote in a letter sent to Peterson before the lawsuit was filed. "According, we were compelled to retain legal services. Still, it continues to be our sincere hope that we can come together and work to effectively achieve negotiation...
Gov forces House's hand after canceled confirmation vote

...will be considered to have been declined by the legislature on the day the regular session ends," the Legislative Legal Services opinion reads. "The potential procedural responses by the governor are that he may exercise his constitutional authority...
State | AK legislature
Nonprofits get $1M from Hope Fund

...organizations receiving grants are Glory Hole, Riverbend Elementary School, Discovery Southeast, JUMPP, Alaska Legal Services, Association for the Education of Young Children, National Alliance for Mental Health, REACH, National Council on...
Capital budget stripped

...meeting about these issues that included other finance members, the attorney general and representatives of Legislative Legal Services on Wednesday afternoon.The bill does not include $8 million for an engineering building at the University of Alaska...
State | AK legislature
New version of bill leaves legislative salaries alone

...section was removed because of an Alaska Legislative Legal Services opinion that the legislation as written "may expose...employees that work in the same geographic district," Legal Services Director Doug Gardner wrote.During the legislative...
State | AK legislature
House votes to halt school bond repayment program

...according to an aide to Sen. Anna MacKinnon, whose committee sponsored the bill.A memo from the Legislature's Legal Services division said the immediate effective date needed to pass both the House and Senate, and the governor needed to sign...
State | AK legislature
Ferry, timber, UAS dollars added back public broadcasting was restored by 87 percent, or $1.5 million.? Half of the $200,000 cut to Alaska Legal Services was restored.? Youth Courts funding was restored.? Alaska Construction Academy funds were restored by 80 percent...
State | AK legislature
New version of pot bill scrapped

...said. "We simply want to see illegalization removed from the books."During the hearing, she asked Legislative Legal Services attorney Hilary Martin, who drafted the bill, to take another crack at it, this time with wording that clearly...
State | AK legislature
Event connects community with homeless

...organizations and local businesses to provide access to a wide range of services and resources, including medical care, legal services, transportation, housing assistance and veterans support. In addition to these and other services, JCHH is in...
Juneau testifies against budget cuts

...language interpreters; sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment; pre-kindergarten education; Alaska Legal Services; and the University of Alaska Southeast.One woman, who committee co-chair Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks...
State | AK legislature


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