Senate races: Dems decry birth control plan

...playing politics with their health care."Hagan is competing against Republican challenger Thom Tillis, speaker of the state House. Tillis, a steady critic of "Obamacare," surprised Hagan at a recent debate by calling for over-the-counter...
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Lawmakers approve $500K furniture budget

ANCHORAGE - An Alaska state House-Senate committee has approved a $500,000 budget for new furniture at the Anchorage Legislative Information Office that is...
Today in History

...Rhode Island.In 1776, Col. John Nixon gave the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence, outside the State House (now Independence Hall) in Philadelphia.In 1853, an expedition led by Commodore Matthew Perry arrived in Yedo Bay...
Fourth of July Schedule

...Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5559, Cathy Munoz for State House, Knights of Columbus Assembly 1992, Douglas Parade...Mount Juneau Tlinget Dancers and Friends, Sam Kito for State House, 297th Military Police Company - Alaska National Guard...
New ad buys in Senate race

...much power and raised concerns that it would limit public participation in the permitting process.The bill passed the state House in 2013 before stalling in the Senate, where efforts to rewrite it this past session failed and the bill died. Sullivan...
Senate panel supports alcohol 'no sell' list

...that was unveiled Monday, the Anchorage Daily News reported. The proposal would also have to pass the full Senate and state House, and win approval from Gov. Sean Parnell.The group has not finalized details on how the ban would work, but envisions...
Alaska to sue for King Cove road

...the state and national levels have advocated for the ability to build a road to the Aleutian community.In fact, the state House of Representatives passed a resolution last month urging the federal government to reconsider the Izembek Land Exchange...
State | AK legislature
Dr. Walter Soboleff Day passes House

...remember a Tlingit Native of the Raven clan who devoted much of his life to advancing Alaskan Natives' civil rights.The state House of Representatives voted unanimously Thursday to set aside Nov. 14 each year as Dr. Walter Soboleff Day. Soboleff...
State | Local | AK legislature
Meet the hopeful House representative next door

...33-year-old electrician is trying to unseat Republican Rep. Cathy Munoz because he believes his representative to the state House has failed to represent the district."I'm running because I feel like there have been some pretty bad votes by...
State | Local
Democrat files complaint against radio host firm in which he's a partner, was paid nearly $7,000 by the Sullivan campaign. Mary Ann Pruitt, wife to state House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt, is a majority owner in the firm, according to a state corporation report.Stieren...


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