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Legislature's special session could take place away from Juneau

...discuss new state revenue sources in a special session this year.Stoltze's resolution was referred to the Senate State Affairs committee.? Contact reporter Katie Moritz at Follow her on Twitter @katecmoritz...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers discuss new approach to pot legalization

...A March memo from a legislative attorney said such a delay would not violate the state constitution.The Senate State Affairs Committee also discussed marijuana Tuesday. Division of Agriculture Director Franci Havemeister told the committee...
Senate panel discusses personal use fishing priority

...from Fairbanks and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough regions testified in support of the bill during a Tuesday Senate State Affairs Committee hearing. A Cook Inlet commercial fisherman said he opposed it.Stoltze said another hearing on the bill...
Three things to watch

...A bill geared toward reform was introduced in the Senate on Friday. Countermand conventionThe House and Senate State Affairs committees plan to hear resolutions calling for a convention of the states to adopt a "countermand" amendment to the...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers discuss agriculture side of marijuana industry

...will have a role in overseeing the state's new marijuana industry.Director Franci Havemeister told the Senate State Affairs Committee on Tuesday that the division is looking at whether marijuana growers will be able to access an agricultural...
Senators hear public notices bill

The Senate State Affairs committee heard and held a bill that would give Alaska municipalities the option to stop publishing public notices in local newspapers...
State | AK legislature
Three things to watch in this week's Legislature

...savingAt least three bills are pending in the Legislature that would do away with daylight saving time. The Senate State Affairs Committee plans to hear one of those bills, SB6, on Tuesday.In her sponsor statement, Sen. Anna MacKinnon, R-Eagle...
State | AK legislature
Judging judicial selections

...signature.SJR3 was read the first time Jan. 21, the first day of session, and was referred to the Alaska Senate State Affairs Committee.? Contact Charles Westmoreland at or at 523-2265. Follow...
State | AK legislature
Ex-acting adjutant general to retire from National Guard

...cases were handled appropriately by prosecutors; and other matters.Attorney General Craig Richards told the Senate State Affairs Committee on Thursday that Collins will not have subpoena powers because it's a criminal investigation. U.S. Sen...
Governor weighs in on marijuana regulations

...develop regulations for a commercial industry.In a Wednesday memo from the governor's legislative office to Senate State Affairs Committee Chairman Bill Stoltze, Walker suggested that many regulations could be developed by a new marijuana board...
State | AK legislature


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