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Parnell Signs Law Defining 'Medically Necessary' Abortions

Gov. Sean Parnell signed Senate Bill 49 into law on Thursday, legislation that defines what constitutes a "medically necessary" abortion for purposes of state Medicaid coverage of their costs.

Parnell, Lawmakers Dwell on Appointee Residency Requirements

Controversial AGDC Board Appointment Confirmed

A joint session of the Alaska Legislature has voted largely along party lines to confirm out-of-state nominee Richard Rabinow to the Alaska Gasline Development Corp.’s board of directors.

Controversial AGDC Board Appointment Confirmed

Controversial AGDC Board Appointment Confirmed

A joint session of the Alaska Legislature has voted largely along party lines to confirm out-of-state nominee Richard Rabinow to the Alaska Gasline Development Corp.’s board of directors.

State House Recognizes 20 Alaska Native Languages

A bill to ensure English is no longer the only language officially recognized by the State of Alaska is advancing in the state Legislature, after lawmakers voted to add 20 Alaska Native languages to the list.

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.

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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