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What others say: Closing down schools will shut down communities

...forcing the schools to close, serve an entirely Alaska Native population.The vast majority of lawmakers in the Alaska Legislature are white, and the majority of students impacted are not. Regardless of the fiscal intention behind such a bill...
House approves TransCanada buyout 7 percent," he said, referring to the interest rate charged by TransCanada.The vote effectively ends the Alaska Legislature's third special session of the year. The House was expected to gavel out after its vote, and the Senate is expected...
Q&A: A look at the pipeline project being pursued by Alaska

JUNEAU - The Alaska Legislature is meeting in special session to consider buying out TransCanada Corp.'s position in a major liquefied natural gas project the...
The latest on the special session: Legislators want to analyze buyout risk, rewards

...Alaska (AP) - The latest on the opening day of the Alaska Legislature's special session (all times local): 1:05...hearings on the issue Saturday. 11:25 a.m. The Alaska Legislature has gaveled in for the start of a special session...
Big Oil given extra time to pledge gas

...participation in the state's liquefied natural gas pipeline, Gov. Bill Walker told reporters Wednesday afternoon.The Alaska Legislature is scheduled to convene Saturday in special session, and on its agenda will be a natural gas reserves tax intended...
Getting off on the right foot

One more, with feeling.The Alaska Legislature is set to convene its third special session of the year, this time to take up Alaska LNG Project issues. Gov. Bill Walker has...
Legislature to convene special session on gas issues

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The Alaska Legislature is set to convene for its third special session this year, this time to consider a buyout of one of the state's partners on...
News of the most productive sockeye salmon regions in Alaska.A statewide ballot measure in November that gave the Alaska Legislature the power to prohibit mining projects in Bristol Bay passed by almost a 2:1 margin, with 65.94 percent of voters...
Meet the woman in charge of Alaska's elections

...Fairbanks. She attended Fort Hays State University in Kansas, graduating in 1996, and worked as a staffer in the Alaska Legislature for Sen. Bert Sharp, R-Fairbanks. After Sharp retired in 1998, she was a staffer for Senate President Drue...
Protest of alleged spice sales organized

...of spice, but it continues to be sold in new varieties that may not include the banned substances. In 2014 the Alaska Legislature attempted to control the product with a $500 fine for selling "illicit synthetic drugs," which became effective...


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