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Sullivan didn't want Alaskans to stand their ground

...General's office, signed by Dan Sullivan dated March 15, 2010, and sent to Jay Ramras, then Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, he stated that the "Stand Your Ground" law would "encourage unnecessary violence in our state..." even...
Coghill: Reluctance to move on minimum wage bill

...reluctance among senators to move forward on a bill to raise Alaska's minimum wage.Coghill chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee and last month held a hearing on two of the initiatives qualified for this year's ballot, including a proposed...
Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule for March 24-28

...266 & HB 267.Monday 1:00 p.m.The House Judiciary Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss SB 64...will be taken.Wednesday 1:00 p.m.The House Judiciary Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 362...
Current administration consistently denies Freedom of Information Act requests

...Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. "It becomes too much of a temptation. If you...before," director Melanie Pustay told the Senate Judiciary Committee. The government's responsiveness under the FOIA...

...Monday that would make animal cruelty a felony in South Dakota, the only state without such a law.The House Judiciary Committee voted 10-2 for the measure after hearing testimony from supporters and opponents, sending the measure to the...
Crime bill aims to reduce Alaska's incarceration rate

...Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, passes the Legislature. Coghill, who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, has taken the lead in a bipartisan effort to keep Alaska's incarceration rate from swallowing up millions of...
House committee moves cell phone ban bill

...cellphones while in a school zone and they will comply. "I don't like to tell people how to live their lives," said Meyer. "But in this case, we're not setting the law here." The bill goes to the House Judiciary Committee.
LIO schedule for Feb. 24-28

Monday 1:00 p.m.The House Judiciary Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 245 School Funding: Required Local Contribution. 3 minute testimony limit.Monday...
What others say: 25 years after Exxon Valdez, resolution needed in dispute over newfound damage

...for restoration of the later-discovered damage is several years behind its planned start-up date.The Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday - certainly no coincidence that it falls on the 25th anniversary of the spill - will hold a hearing on...
Union opposes legislative action on minimum wage

...Alaska AFL-CIO President Vince Beltrami told lawmakers Saturday during a joint hearing of the House and Senate judiciary committees.The minimum wage is $7.75 an hour in Alaska. The proposal would raise it to $8.75 on Jan. 1, 2015...


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