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Resolution honoring Pledge of Allegiance moves

JUNEAU - The Alaska Senate State Affairs Committee moved a resolution calling for June 14 to be recognized as the 60th anniversary for the use of "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance...
State | AK legislature
Senate panel correction allows minor citations to be posted to windshields

...Democratic Sen. Dennis Egan of Juneau, would remove the word "personally" from the law.With passage by the Senate State Affairs Committee, the measure next moves to the Senate Rules Committee."This bill corrects an unintentional consequence...
State | AK legislature
Senate committee consider share for DMV vendors

...proceeds collected from customers plus charge fees of their own under a bill pending in the Legislature.The Senate State Affairs Committee began hearing testimony on SB127 Thursday.The bill, from Sen. Cathy Giessel, would allow private vendors...
State | AK legislature
Bill would cut Alaska ferry workers' salaries

...spoke with him about the cost-of-living differential.Dozens of ferry workers came to testify before the Senate State Affairs Committee during a recent hearing. There was a nine-page list of names of people who signed up to oppose the legislation...
State | AK legislature
Senate committee moves amendment for student loans

JUNEAU - The Senate State Affairs Committee on Thursday advanced a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow state backing on low-interest loans for students interested...
State | AK legislature
Juneau-specific campaign law may be unconstitutional

...this legal opinion. McGuire is running for lieutenant governor this fall.Her proposal was referred to the Senate State Affairs Committee. The bill has not been heard, and there are no hearings scheduled for the proposal.
State | AK legislature
Criminals' dividend checks may go to victims' fund

JUNEAU - The Senate State Affairs Committee has advanced a bill calling for the annual state oil wealth disbursement checks of those incarcerated to go first toward victim...
State | AK legislature
Oil taxes to top agenda for next Legislature

...schools.A voter ID bill has also been introduced.Sen. Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River, who will chair the Senate State Affairs Committee, said he plans to hold hearings on "federalism" related to land issues and access, and hopes hearings...
3 things to watch for in the Legislature

...called the overreach of the federal government in Alaska. The issue is set to come before both the House and Senate State Affairs committees this week. Senate State Affairs Chairman Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River, has said he wants to look at the...
Sullivan, AG testify on 'federal overreach' recent years, Alaska's natural resources commissioner said Tuesday.Dan Sullivan appeared before the Senate State Affairs Committee with Attorney General Michael Geraghty, for the first in what is expected to be a series of committee hearings...


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