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House expected to vote on school reimbursement bill Tuesday

The Alaska House of Representatives is expected to vote on a bill Tuesday that would eliminate state reimbursements for school bond packages for five years.

Senators advance marijuana bill, shoot down concentrates ban

The Alaska State Senate passed legislation, Monday, updating the State laws that decriminalize marijuana.

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).

Indiana religious freedom law under heavy fire

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