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State retirement benefits at stake

...for which they initially qualified.The legislature repealed those statutes on June 30, 2010. The Legislature had passed Senate Bill 141 in 2005, which authorized the closure of Tiers 1, 2 and 3 to new members and established new defined contribution...
Session enters second day as Coastal Management debate continues a convoluted special session, with the House of Representatives expected to act on it today.The Senate Monday passed Senate Bill 45, an extension of the existing program with modifications, and then adjourned sine die, ending its role in...
Kenai assembly considers vote-by-mail elections

...nearest city clerk's office.The borough is able to consider by-mail elections because the Alaska Legislature passed Senate Bill 213 this year, which eliminates the need for election boards for each precinct. Requiring an election board...
Legislative digest for Sunday, April 13, 2014

The Alaska State Senate passed Senate Bill 216 on Friday, better known as "Erin's Law."Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, introduced the legislation to combat...
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Ketchikan school board considers opposing SB90 costs could leave smaller districts paying more money to participate, school officials in Ketchikan say.If passed, Senate Bill 90 would require all Alaska school districts to join a statewide insurance pool. The plan would require districts...
Legislative session over with major legislation passed that began Saturday, the House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 21, Republican Gov. Sean Parnell's for the bill from her colleagues.The House also passed Senate Bill 7, Anchorage Republican Sen. Cathy Giessel's...
Mixed-use construction bill nears final vote

...Finance Committees. Senate Finance Committee members moved the bill out of committee for the final time Friday. It passed Senate vote Saturday and only awaits the Governor's approval.Current Alaska statute prevents the Alaska Housing Finance...
Celebrate Alaska Mining Day to reflect on what the mining industry has done and continues to do."Last month, the Alaska State Legislature passed Senate Bill 1, sponsored by Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, which designates May 10 as "Alaska Mining Day."Today is the first...
Bills with SE impact clear Legislature Friday

...schedule for state agency performance audits, on Friday as well. The bill passed without opposition.The House also passed Senate Bill 22, Parnell's omnibus crime bill, in a 37-1 vote. That bill strengthens criminal penalties for people convicted...
The Alaska oil comeback

Alaska's oil comeback has begun. It's been just over a month since the Legislature passed Senate Bill 21, the More Alaska Production Act. We're already seeing the positive effects of our new tax regime. Look at how the...


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