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Legislature should fix loopholes in state public records laws

...public records" - has been stuck in the Senate State Affairs Committee since Feb. 1. This bill addresses public records...records. Sen. Linda Menard is Chair of the Senate State Affairs Committee. S.B. 249 must be heard there, and then...
Base development credit ready for vote

...military bases and facilities after the House State Affairs Committee cleared the bill on Tuesday.Its sponsor, Rep...tasked with boosting aerospace industry, told the State Affairs Committee the bill could help them expand the Kodiak Launch...
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
Questions raised over Alaska Native language bill

...Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, was questioned about the ramifications of such designations during a House State Affairs committee.Currently, English is the only official language for official business in Alaska.Rep. Doug Isaacson, R-North...
State | AK legislature
A day to remember Stevens should come to pass January. It was referred only to the House State Affairs Committee, which in the legislative world is a good thing...and was thereafter referred to only the Senate State Affairs Committee on the first day of this month. While there is...
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
PFD bill stalled for session

...Bob Lynn, R-Anchorage, chairman of the House State Affairs Committee. The Legislative Session is scheduled to end...that bill came under criticism in the House State Affairs Committee from members concerned about its constitutionality...
House panel advances bill on electronic notices

...technological capabilities to post reports on the state's online public notice system. Hawker told the House State Affairs Committee that printed copies would still be provided to the state library for permanent archiving and produced if required...
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


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