UAS closing facilities, cutting jobs

...she said in an email. "Plus, there's also a lot of pressure on colleges and universities nationally and by our state legislature to show results, so all of our campuses are going through a change process, looking at how they do thing currently...
Alaskans attend Canadian international arctic summit

...Herron are co-chairs of the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission that helps develop policy ideas and opinions for the state Legislature and national leaders to consider when making laws and decisions. The Summit's attendee list is not short of star-power...
Valley Democrat raises $20K

...donations to George McGuan's campaign.Two months ago, before George McGuan announced his intentions to run for the State Legislature, the Valley electrician was widely unknown and incumbent Republican Rep. Cathy Munoz was largely viewed as a shoe-in...
State of Judiciary keys on reform

...identified five ambitions for future progress during her State of the Judiciary address to a joint session of the state Legislature on Wednesday.Fabe highlighted the gains of the state's judicial system over the past decade before launching...
State | AK legislature
Bulldog reporter Tkacz dies at 61

...Fellow journalist Gregg Erickson, editor of the Alaska Budget Report, said Tkacz claimed to have covered the Alaska State Legislature for 33 years - and "he's not the kind of guy who would throw that around unless he was sure of it."Tkacz maintained...
My Turn: Reckoning with our moral weakness

...of the past lingers. Angoon's request has been supported by governors Hammond and Knowles. In 1998 the Alaska State legislature unanimously passed a joint resolution urging the U.S. government to formally apologize. It's all fallen on...
DamNation Documentary screening in Juneau

...catastrophic risks, like those posed by the Susitna dam. The film tour comes on the heels of the closing of the Alaska State Legislature, where the Susitna-Watana project received $20 million in funding on top of last year's $170 million. The...
When auction house looks to Tlingit art, the sacred goes on sale

...from the legislature to purchase fairly expensive items at auction."In the 1990s, Henrikson said, the Alaska State Legislature created a fund called the Heritage Endowment Fund to allow museums to accept donations and private money. It would...
State | Local
Parnell doesn't see action on same-sex marriage

JUNEAU - Gov. Sean Parnell says he doesn't see the state Legislature taking up the issue of same-sex marriage anytime soon.Parnell was asked Tuesday if he believes the state needs to revisit the...
Funding for pipeline coordinator not in budget

...pipeline project that would serve North American markets. The project has shifted focus in recent years, and the state Legislature is weighing whether the state should pursue an equity stake in a liquefied natural gas project that would be capable...
State | AK legislature


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