Alaska Political Stories

Bill Proposes Hunting Fishing License Fee Increase

Bill proposes hunting, fishing license fee increase

Alaska's fishing, hunting and trapping fees are some of the lowest in the nation.

Senate votes to freeze school bond reimbursement program

Alaska lawmakers are attempting to fast-track a bill so the state won't have to help pay for $59 million in school bonds in the state's largest district.

Bethel residents urge city council to stop liquor stores

The Bethel City Council heard hours of passionate testimony Tuesday night urging them to protest anticipated applications to sell liquor in the Western Alaska hub city.

Efforts to reduce prison overcrowding continue in Juneau

A pair of senators introduce legislation to reform the state's corrections system.

Bill limiting 'all-Alaska' gas line passes House

The Alaska House voted 24-14 Monday night to refocus efforts on developing the Alaska Liquefied Natural Gas Line.

Mayoral Debate

Rising crime in Anchorage takes stage at mayoral debate

One candidate for Anchorage mayor will replace Mayor Dan Sullivan this year, a position he’s held for six years.

Mayoral Debate

Samoan community hosts mayoral forum

Mayoral candidates fielded questions on many social issues Monday night at a forum hosted by the Samoan community of St. Anthony's church and faith-based group Anchorage Faith and Action-Congregations Together (AFACT).

Walker rolls out Medicaid expansion bill

Flanked by supporters donning pins that read “It’s the right thing to do,” Governor Bill Walker announced plans to expand the federal Medicaid program in Alaska.

Reduced operating budget passes Alaska House

After a total of nine hours spent in deliberations, the Alaska House of Representatives passed a $4.1 billion operating budget early Friday.

Harry Reid: 'I'm not running for re-election'

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