Leglislators are debating a bill to exempt utilities from legal liability for chemicals used to treat wooden poles, prompted by possible soil contamination around Homer Electric Association (HEA) powerline poles following the Kenai Spur Highway north of Sterling.
House Bill 195 will allow insurance companies to take credit scores into account when setting rates.
Former state Senator Mike Dunleavy is out touring the state, rounding up support for his gubernatorial bid.
District 38 Democrats nominate three for vacancy opened by Fansler’s resignation.
The Alaska House of Representatives has voted unanimously to legalize hemp farming in Alaska.
One-third of the way to 90 days, analyzing the biggest pothole to a finished session.
To see how state budget cuts are affecting Alaska’s legal system, head to Juneau’s courthouse and search the court calendar for misdemeanor drug crimes.
The Alaska Legislature’s special session will continue — without most legislators.
Lawmakers in the House move rapidly to advance rollback of portion of Senate Bill 91.
An issue that sank plans for a budget fix in 2016 will soon resurface in the Alaska Legislature.
Speaking to the Alaska Legislature Jan. 18, Gov. Bill Walker referenced the words of the director of the Legislative Finance Division and called the state’s current budget trouble the “gravest fiscal crisis in state history.”