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Alaska faces fine over undeclared bullets, lighter

...reimburse the state for the penalty. He called it an embarrassing mistake.The 2013 incident was made public at a Legislative Council meeting Wednesday, though not all the details were provided. It wasn't until after the meeting that council...
Lawmakers approve $500K furniture budget

...budget approved Monday by the Legislative Council is for new furnishings subcommittee of the Legislative Council recommended.The $44 million remodel was launched after Legislative Council Chairman Rep. Mike Hawker...
Proposal to buy Anchorage office withdrawn

JUNEAU - The chair of the Legislative Council on Thursday withdrew from consideration the potential purchase of a legislative information office in downtown Anchorage.Rep...
State | AK legislature
Legislative Roundup: March 16, 2014 the new legislative information office in Anchorage.Fairbanks Democratic Rep. Scott Kawasaki proposed the Legislative Council looks to recoup some of the increased cost. The proposal also said it was the Legislature's intent that no lawmaker's...
State | AK legislature
Rent increases at Anchorage legislative office

...a competing proposal," Hawker said after the Legislative Council agreed he would be the state's procurement officer...Stoltze, a Chugiak Republican and member of the Legislative Council that allowed Hawker to negotiate the lease, said...
Lawmakers OK Facebook for gov't work

...Wednesday adopted a policy that allows access to Facebook from legislative computers for government business.The Legislative Council, which is composed of members of the Alaska House and Senate, approved allowing such access to legislators...
Legislature to pay more for Anchorage office space

...reported.Hawker crafted the deal as chairman of the Legislative Council; it was vetted by the Alaska Housing Finance Corp., or AHFC. The Legislative Council set aside $50,000 for AHFC's help.Michael...
Council approves fully accountable office plans was leftover at the end of the year.The Legislative Council, which handles administrative issues for lawmakers...or do a combination of both. But the previous Legislative Council last December opted for a so-called non-accountable...
Cost for Capitol renovation more than expected

...Inc. won the contract for the project, which had a budget of $1.7 million.Architect Wayne Jensen told the Legislative Council in Anchorage that built-in contingencies didn't cover all the costs for work needed to complete the phase...
Contract for 1st phase of Capitol work approved

...Capitol Tuesday morning.The Legislative Council approved a design contract...R-Anchorage, chairman of the Legislative Council, Johnston confirmed he is...summer's work, he said.The Legislative Council also gave the nod to two smaller...


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