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Former sex workers, advocates testify for, against bill

...advocates had mixed reactions to the legislation, which made it through the Senate last session but died in the House Rules Committee.Several testified at the Monday hearing the bill does not get to the root of the problem: Sex-trafficked people...
State | AK legislature
Today in sports history for Friday, Jan. 30

1926 - The major league rules committee mandates that pitchers must have access to a rosin bag.1971 - UCLA starts its 88-game winning streak with a 74-61 win over...
Today in sports history

...points to bring his career mark to 11,770, breaking the record of 11,764 held by George Mikan.1958 - The NCAA rules committee makes the first change in football scoring rules since 1912 by adding the 2-point conversion.1960 - Syracuse's...
My Turn: Alaska's budget: A history bill on the Senate floor for a vote. The bill was rejected on a 19-0 symbolic vote and then sent back to the Rules Committee for a quiet burial. OK, so maybe the personal income tax is a tough sell. How about tinkering with the PFD as a potential...
Egan to caucus with minority

...River (Co-Chair); Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel; Donny Olson, D-Golovin? Education Committee: Gardner? Rules Committee: Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla (Chair); Gardner? Transportation Committee: Dennis Egan, D-Juneau? Health...
State | Local
Republicans hold Alaska Senate majority, organize serve as president, replacing Sen. Charlie Huggins, of Wasilla, who will be the new chairman of the Senate Rules Committee. North Pole Sen. John Coghill will remain as majority leader.Sen. Pete Kelly, of Fairbanks, will remain a co-chair...
My Turn: 29th Alaska Legislature has new faces in new positions after election

...Charlie Huggins of Wasilla will move to chair the Rules Committee, with Sen. John Coghill of Fairbanks remaining as...Anchorage Rep. Craig Johnson will continue as House Rules Committee Chairman, while Charisse Millett, also of Anchorage...
House majority, minority announce new organization

...Co-Chair); Les Gara, D-Anchorage; David Guttenberg, D-Fairbanks; Scott Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks? Rules Committee: Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage (Chair)? Resources Committee: Ben Nageak, D-Barrow (Co-Chair); Dave Talerico...
Legislature passes bill honoring Native languages

...recognizing these languages would do a lot to help heal those wounds."The sit-in began outside the office of Senate Rules Committee chair Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage. After an aide for McGuire assured the crowd - which had more than 100...
State | AK legislature
Education a sticking point as session ends

...reach final agreement.Also Sunday, a group of Alaska Natives gathered for a sit-in outside the office of Senate Rules Committee chair Lesil McGuire, calling for Senate passage of a bill that would symbolically make Alaska Native languages official...
State | AK legislature


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