Chelsea Martin

...other students who experience disabilities. She was a strong advocate and on several occasions spoke to the Alaska State Legislature about maintaining budget benefits in support of people with disabilities. She met with Gov. Wally Hickel and his...
New study warns against standardized pay for Alaska teachers

...would be a benefit to schools, but would be too expensive to implement, according to a new study completed for the state Legislature.In the University Alaska Anchorage's Center for Alaska Education Policy Research study, researchers warned against...
NPS, state divided on sport hunting rules

...he said of the state agencies that have expressed displeasure. State agencies' mandates come from the Alaska State Legislature, he pointed out; the NPS' come from the United States Congress. "In the vast majority of the regulations...
GOP wins Kentucky guv's race in top state election

...Democrats also were thumped in Virginia, where they made a costly push to win a majority in one chamber of the state Legislature.The governor's race in Kentucky was the highest profile contest in Tuesday's off-year elections. The only...
Nation and World
Municipal candidates debate at UAS

...already started down the right track to help Juneau withstand any unfavorable budget decisions handed down by the state legislature.Nankervis cited the work of the Assembly's Tax Exemption Review Committee, of which he was a member, as key...
My Turn: Rep. Chenault's leadership proves need for term limits

...worst offender of the 42 legislators and staffers who attended the annual meeting of the National Conference of State Legislatures in August. But as the top lawmaker in the House of Representatives, he should be modeling the fiscal restraint...
Muslim group doesn't fault school, police for detention

...visiting Muslims to declare allegiance to America.Also, the Irving City Council endorsed one of several bills in the state Legislature to forbid judges from making rulings based on "foreign laws," language that some people say is aimed at Islam...
Nation and World
Fierce response call to end federal unions

...Wisconsin. In the face of protests that often numbered in the tens of thousands, Walker forced the changes through the state Legislature - even after Democratic lawmakers fled the state in an unsuccessful effort to stave off his plans.Democrats responded...
Nation and World
Alaska Supreme Court to hear school funding lawsuit soon

...earmarked for any special purpose.Supporters of the suit say the system is penalizing boroughs for organizing. The state Legislature provides the majority of funding for public schools in Alaska, but organized municipalities are required to pay...
My Turn: How can we celebrate Dr. Walter Soboleff Day?

HB217 was passed and signed into law by the 28th Alaska State Legislature in 2014, "an act establishing November 14 each year as Dr. Walter Soboleff Day".Dr. Walter Soboleff was an active and influential...


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