House discusses backlog of untested sexual assault kits

JUNEAU - A state House committee has heard about a backlog of untested sexual assault kits in Alaska.The House State Affairs Committee on Thursday discussed...
Committee takes up gas line board appointments

...lawmakers worried the proposal could create uncertainty around Alaska LNG. The proposal gave rise to legislation from state House leaders, including Speaker Mike Chenault, that would limit AGDC's participation in an alternate export or liquefied...
3 things to watch in the Legislature

JUNEAU - A state House committee plans to hear legislation this week aimed at updating the state's military code of justice.Alaska's code was written...
House passes bill pushing back annual disclosure deadline

JUNEAU - The state House passed legislation Wednesday that would push back by two months the date by which Alaska legislators and other public officials...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Editorial: Pamphlet problems

...political ads have been proven time and time again to work. The ads should go.A bipartisan bill introduced in the state House by Rep. Bob Lynn and Rep. Les Gara - House Bill 13 - seeks to do just that.HB13 is a good idea that eliminates the...
Gov. doesn't support capitol move

...Majority, of which Stoltze will be a member once he is sworn in.Stoltze, who previously served six terms in the state House of Representatives, was traveling and did not return phone and email requests for comment Thursday.Kuckertz said...
Local | AK legislature
Pioneering woman in politics reflects

...represent rural Alaskans' interests better than others had, so she told her mentor, Miller, that she would run for State House. "He dropped his cup of coffee," Smith laughed. "He said, 'You're young, female, single and you've only...
State | Local
Upcoming Native American Heritage Month events

...A Soboleff Day parade, organized by the Alaska Native Sisterhood, will begin at 10 a.m. at Marine Park. The state House of Representatives voted unanimously in March to set aside Nov. 14 each year to honor this highly regarded Tlingit...
Big win for incumbents on Election Day

...three.As a Democrat with only one legislative session under his belt, Kito said he plans to get work done in the state House of Representatives - which boasts an overwhelming Republican majority - by "working collaboratively, which I would...
Vote today!

...ballot - your vote will still count. Note that if you vote outside of the district in which you're registered, your state House of Representatives choices will differ and that vote will not count.


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