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Bill to Arm VPSOs Passes Alaska Legislature

Bill to Arm VPSOs Passes Alaska Legislature

Legislation allowing village public safety officers to carry firearms unanimously passed the Senate Wednesday.

Coghill: Senate May Be Reluctant to Move on Minimum Wage Bill

Coghill Pulls Bill Allowing Guns on UA Campuses

The sponsor of a bill to allow people to carry concealed handguns on university campuses has asked that it be pulled this year.

Parnell Handles Range of Questions in Online Town Hall

Gov. Sean Parnell says repealing the state's oil tax structure would "kill" oil production.

Parnell, Lawmakers Dwell on Appointee Residency Requirements

Parnell Signs Bill on AGDC Appointments

Gov. Sean Parnell has signed into law a bill allowing out-of-state residents to serve on the board of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., or AGDC.

Refiner Credit Bill Expanded to Fertilizer Plant

A bill that would offer tax credits to help in-state refiners has been expanded to include the now-shuttered Agrium Inc. plant in Nikiski.

Bill Related to Medical Malpractice Cases Passes

Bill Related to Medical Malpractice Cases Passes

The Alaska Legislature has passed a bill that would make expressions of apology or compassion inadmissible as evidence in medical malpractice cases.

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.

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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