The 90-day legislative session is now more than halfway done, and as usual, the Alaska State Legislature is coming up for air during the coming week as many of its members leave town.
One of the most conservative members of the Alaska Legislature called for some of the state's most prominent Republican politicians to step aside.
Republican legislators opposed to providing benefits for same-sex partners of state employees may have made a strategic mistake when they asked voters to weigh in on the issue, some say.
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