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Channel 2 NewsMarch 29 will officially be known as Vietnam Veterans Day in Alaska. Gov. Sean Parnell signed House Bill 67 into law Wednesday, designating that day annually to acknowledge and commemorate the military service of American men and women in the Vietnam...
Channel 2 NewsDemocratic challenger Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins of Sitka has unseated incumbent state Rep. Bill Thomas of Haines, retaining an initial lead in a recount completed Monday according to state officials. Gail Fenumiai, director of the state Division of...
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State officials say they have received a recount request in a Southeast Alaska House race, where Republican state Rep. Bill Thomas of Haines is trailing by 34 votes behind Democrat Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins of Sitka. Gail Fenumiai, director of the state...
Rep. Bill Thomas holds a two-vote lead over political newcomer Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins in a Southeast Alaska House race, with margins in a few close Anchorage races also changing. The razor-thin margin was announced Tuesday, as election officials...
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Becky BohrerThe ballot counting continues in Alaska, one week after legislative races that put Republicans in charge of both the House and Senate. Election officials are counting absentee and question ballots, and the results could bring closure to a handful...
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Channel 2 NewsThe Alaska Supreme Court has ordered an amended plan from the Alaska Redistricting Board to be used in this year’s elections, rejecting proposed last-minute changes to some Southeast Alaska districts. The Haines Borough had objected to the board&...
Channel 2 NewsThe University of Alaska Anchorage says more than 1,500 people could receive free plane tickets in November -- funded by an appropriation from the state’s capital budget -- from 18 Alaska cities to Anchorage with the purchase of tickets to the...
Austin BairdThe House Finance Committee began a series of hearings Monday to try to determine how the state funds Alaska school districts and how much additional funding, if any, districts should receive this year. One of the first points of debate was whether...
The Associated PressAn in-depth look at some of the key bills remaining as the legislative session ends Sunday. ALASKA PIPELINE House Speaker Mike Chenault opposes a rewritten version of his bill to advance an in-state natural gas pipeline project. Chenault told...
Associated PressHouse and Senate negotiators have reached agreement on their differences in the state operating budget. On Saturday night, they agreed to the Senate's approach to funding Alaska Performance scholarships for this year's graduates. Rep. Bill...
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House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a bill establishing a long-term funding source for student scholarships. The bill, as described, strikes a provision added in the Senate that would let students who take a high school equivalency exam...
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