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Voices of Alaska: The Medicaid mousetrap

The legislature has just been called back by the Governor...Medicaid Expansion and the Budget. The legislature is being bombarded by requests for...many voices out there crying for the legislature to spend what little we have now and...
What others say: Compromise is a worthwhile gamble the 101st day of work for the Alaska Legislature in Juneau.It is the third day of the Legislature's first special session (there's...Alaska's voters have said they want the Legislature to finish its work in 90 days or less...
Legislators may get last word on gasline funds

...stopping him from spending the money, the Legislature may have gotten the final word.In...submitted to the special session of the Legislature that convened April 28, Walker asked...won't be replenished, which means the Legislature will have to make a $1 billion-plus...
Resolution passes allowing recess while committees meet

JUNEAU - The Alaska Legislature passed a resolution Thursday authorizing...Finance committees hold hearings, the Legislature's full membership isn't required...special session Monday, when the Legislature adjourned from an extended session...
Time for a break in Juneau

On Thursday, the Alaska Legislature voted to take a recess while the House and Senate finance committees continue to work on the state budget. Lawmakers gaveled in...
Alaska Legislature gavels in for special session

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The Legislature gaveled in Tuesday for a special...would be very disappointed if the Legislature recessed, as there is ample...the state's business."The Legislature had been scheduled to adjourn...
Cal Thomas: Until the court do us part?

...they do, which is why, as Justice Antonin Scalia noted; only 11 states have done so by a "vote of the people or the legislature."To the surprise of conservatives, liberal Justice Stephen Breyer echoed Kennedy's concern: "The opposite rule has...
Legislature adjourns; governor calls special session

...Medicaid.Walker's proclamation came shortly after the Legislature adjourned from an extended legislative session Monday night...spokeswoman Grace Jang has said the governor expected the Legislature to pass a fully funded budget.There was a temporary dustup...
State-led gas line scores low on credibility

Two consultants to the state Legislature have warned that Gov. Bill Walker's...plant has raised concerns in the Legislature that the governor's their presentation to the Legislature, said the governor's concern...
Fish board remains to be filled

...Board of Fisheries, and this time the Legislature won't be in the equation. After the...October 2015 through March 2016. The Legislature voted 30-29 against confirming Robert...Alaska Board of Game appointment by the legislature in 2010 after having received a nomination...


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