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The Alaska Redistricting Board intends to wait for a U.S. Supreme Court decision on provisions of the federal Voting Rights Act before redrawing the state's political boundaries. The nation's highest court heard arguments in February over whether there...
Channel 2 NewsDmitri Shakhov calls his mother in Moscow at least once a week and he's one of thousands in Alaska who frequently makes international phone calls. "I come home, I lock my door and I can relax," Shakhov said. "I know no one is bothering me. I am private....
Channel 2 NewsAlaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe is set to deliver the "State of the Judiciary" to a joint session of the Legislature. The chief justice has traditionally addressed both chambers of the Legislature on an annual basis since 1972. Wednesday...
The Associated PressThe Senate majority leader plans to introduce legislation defining a "medically necessary" abortion. Sen. John Coghill of North Pole told an anti-abortion rally -- to applause -- Tuesday that the issue will be looked at this session. Coghill was the...
Tags: Republican Party, Social Issues, Abortion
Channel 2 NewsA religious-based public policy group is urging voters not to retain an Anchorage Superior Court judge because of his rulings on the controversial Parental Notification Law. Former governor Tony Knowles appointed Sen Tan to the bench on December 4th,...
Tags: Voting, Crime, Law and Justice, Judges, Laws, Justice System
Channel 2 NewsLocal candidate campaigning is getting fierce with less than three days until the state election. Democrats and Republicans are upset about how each opposing party is receiving funding. It all has to do with political action committees, which are also...
The Associated PressGov. Sean Parnell is rejecting the idea of a state-run health insurance exchange under the federal health care law. Parnell says federally mandated programs should be paid for with federal dollars. An exchange is a marketplace for coverage options....
Tags: Sean Parnell, Government, Executive Branch, Politics
Channel 2 NewsProtests at funerals would become illegal under a bill in the Alaska State Legislature, meant to prevent protests similar to those in the Lower 48. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Bill Thomas (R-Haines), would prohibit protesting and picketing within 150...
Channel 2 NewsSome Alaska lawmakers want to end the massive influence of groups such as super political action committees in elections across the country, and are urging the U.S. Congress to adopt a constitutional amendment. In 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court decided...
The state will not appeal a court ruling against a Juneau road project. The Juneau Empire reports (http://bit.ly/po4zKE) Gov. Sean Parnell instead has directed state transportation officials to conduct an environmental impact statement on improved...
Tags: Sean Parnell
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