Legislators reach education compromise; vote scheduled for Thursday morning

Republicans in the House and Senate agreed on the omnibus education reform bill late...funding level falls between what each side wanted.The compromise on Republican Gov. Sean Parnell's education bill, HB278, provides $100 million...
State | AK legislature
State makes medevac insurance legal again

...joined AirCare, a structural change in the company's ownership caused the state to rule the program illegal.On Thursday, Republican Gov. Sean Parnell signed a bill designed specifically to allow programs like AirCare to continue operating in Alaska.Parnell...
Stalemate on education reform continues

Republicans in the House and funding.House Republicans want something closer...strongly opposed by House Republicans, particularly Anchorage...with the assistance of Republican Gov. Sean Parnell at...
State | Local | AK legislature
More proof that production isn't a priority for Obama administration

...denouncement of was bipartisan. Alaska's two senators - Republican Lisa Murkowski and Democrat Mark Begich - each had...President Obama.Sen. Murkowski, who is ranking Republican on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee: "The...
Legislature calls it a day without finishing

Republican leaders from the House...between House and Senate Republicans after the Senate version...negotiating session brokered by Republican Gov. Sean Parnell was...Student Allocation.House Republicans were adamant that they...
State | AK legislature
Analysis: In final day, major issues still unresolved

...components out the next year. Opponents to the bill say Republicans are only pushing it to get the initiative off the for the minimum wage.The bill is a priority of House Republican leadership, but it currently lacks sufficient support in...
State | AK legislature
Education funding picture still murky

...Alaska's students will have more career and technical training opportunities, and more charter school opportunities," Republican Gov. Sean Parnell said in a statement praising the committee's work on the bill.As the Legislature enters the final day...
State | Local
Gov signs 'medically necessary' abortion bill

Republican Gov. Sean Parnell signed into law Thursday...removed those sections this year.The Republican majority rejected the proposal because...was a funding clarification.Juneau Republican Rep. Cathy Munoz proposed an amendment...
State | AK legislature
No Parnell-Mallott debates scheduled for Juneau

Republican Gov. Sean Parnell is ready to run for re-election.On Wednesday...and Parnell each face challengers in the Aug. 19 statewide primary (Republican Gerald Heikes of Palmer and Democrat Phil Stoddard of Anchorage, according...
State | AK legislature
Sullivan brings in $1.4M in first quarter

JUNEAU - Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Dan Sullivan raised more...not immediately available from the other major Republican candidates, Mead Treadwell and Joe Miller.The Republicans are vying for the seat currently held by Democrat...


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