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Egan to caucus with minority

...Community and Regional Affairs Committee: Olson? Judiciary Committee: Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage? State Affairs Committee: Wielechowski? Legislative Council: EganThe Majority will announce remaining committee chairs and membership...
State | Local
House majority, minority announce new organization

...LeDoux, R-Anchorage (Chair)? Labor and Commerce Committee: Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna/Kenai (Chair)? State Affairs Committee: Bob Lynn, R-Anchorage (Chair)? Community and Regional Affairs Committee: Cathy Tilton, R-Wasilla (Chair...
Grizzly bear may be vehicle plate option

JUNEAU - The House State Affairs Committee Thursday moved a bill adding the grizzly bear to the list of options people can choose for an Alaska license plate.House Bill...
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 of...
State | AK legislature
Bill makes APOC complaints confidential

...and the final verdict being issued could be around two and a half months or longer, Higgins said. The House State Affairs Committee advanced the bill after a brief hearing Tuesday. It now awaits a hearing in the Judiciary Committee. In addition...
State | AK legislature
Juneau lawmakers weigh in on same-sex marriage

...that are afforded through a marriage to a gay couple," she said.SJR30 has been referred to the Senate's state affairs committee. No meetings have been scheduled to discuss the measure, according to the Alaska Legislature's website.If...
State | AK legislature
Bill making 20 Native languages official advances

...died in 2008.Currently only Hawaii recognizes an indigenous language as an official language.The bill advanced with unanimous support. There was no testimony opposing the measure. It now goes before the House State Affairs Committee.
State | AK legislature
Bill on electronic notices pulled from floor

...concerned about the effect that could have on the public's access to information about their government.At a House State Affairs Committee hearing last week, there was no testimony in opposition.Hawker said a newspaper organization that did not place...
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


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