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Governor’s Pension Bill Ready for House Vote

Governor’s Pension Bill Ready for House Vote

The House Finance Committee unanimously approved House Bill 385 Tuesday. The bill is awaiting a full vote on the House floor.

Governor’s Pension Bill Ready for House Vote

Governor’s Pension Bill Ready for House Vote

The House Finance Committee unanimously approved House Bill 385 Tuesday. The bill is awaiting a full vote on the House floor.

Parnell, Lawmakers Dwell on Appointee Residency Requirements

Legislature Passes Bill on AGDC Appointment

The Alaska Legislature has passed a measure allowing out-of-state residents to serve on the board of a corporation that could play a key role in a major liquefied natural gas pipeline project.

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Proposed Bill Would Protect People Reporting Drug Overdoses

A bill making its way through the state Legislature would grant limited protections for drug users who call 911 to report a potential drug overdose.

House Finance Hears Gas Line Bill

House Finance Hears Gas Line Bill

In this year’s legislative push to approve an all-Alaska natural gas pipeline, the driving force has been state Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash.

House Finance Hears Gas Line Bill

House Finance Hears Gas Line Bill

In this year’s legislative push to approve an all-Alaska natural gas pipeline, the driving force has been state Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash.

Minimum Wage Bill Passes House

Minimum Wage Bill Passes House

Legislation increasing the Alaska’s minimum wage passed the House by one vote Sunday night.

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Legislators to Consider State-Wide Public Smoking Ban, Includes E-Cig

A state senator from Soldotna is one step closer to a state-wide smoking ban in public places.

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Knik Arm Crossing Funding Package Passes Senate

A proposed bridge between the Port of Anchorage and Port Mackenzie is still on track after the Alaska Senate voted 16-4, on a new financial plan for the Knik Arm Bridge and Toll Authority.

Alaska Senate Passes Capital Budget

The Alaska Senate has passed a $2.2 billion state capital budget on a 19-1 vote.

Obama meets Pope Francis

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Obama meets Pope Francis

Corrections Reform Bill Introduced

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Corrections Reform Bill Introduced

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Last updated 9:53 PM AKDT on April 15, 2014
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