In the Anchorage School District, the largest in the state, officials say they're used to going through budget negotiations with lawmakers. But they say this year's proposed cuts are on a different scale.
A long procession of Alaskans signed up to testify Tuesday over the future of the state’s ferry system.
Splitting the draw from permanent fund earnings between government and dividends would make dividends more predictable.
The state has rolled back a stricter PFAS drinking water contamination standard, and suspended development of new regulations for the chemicals.
House members have brought different ideas on addressing crime to the House Judiciary and House Finance committees.
The MISSION Act goes into effect on June 6th, and is intended to modernize veteran healthcare as a wave of younger vets are beginning to access services.
The bill would require an additional $1.3 billion in combined cuts to state spending and savings.
Republican Congressman Don Young, the longest currently serving member of the House of Representatives and the longest-serving Republican in House history, today filed for re-election.
Typically, some of the most intense fights at the Alaska state Capitol are between Democrats and Republicans. But one of the biggest ideological fractures complicating this year's legislative session is within the GOP, and that's creating some strange bedfellows.
The leading Democratic contenders for the White House are weighing in on Alaska politics and the ferry strike -- at least, on social media.
Among the funding the Alaska Legislature restored that Gov. Mike Dunleavy let stand was $3,869,600 for the Alaska State Council on the Arts.
Recall supporters are expected to appeal the action.
Josh Kindred was rated 16th out of 20 candidates. In choosing him, Trump veered from the process Alaska's senators normally employ to ensure a merit-based selection.
Juneau resident Neil Steininger started Tuesday, just in time for the first day of the legislative session.
Sens. Murkowski and Sullivan support a major stimulus bill but were critical of President Obama's stimulus bill during the Great Recession.
A coalition of conservative and religious leaders has launched a campaign to oust an Alaska Supreme Court justice whose rulings they oppose.
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The state of Alaska next month will ask the federal government to approve new education standards to replace the so-called No Child Left Behind program. The state has requested a waiver from the federal law, which has vexed educators for a decade. State education officials are now in the process of adopting new assessments to replace Adequate Yearly Progress.
On October first, the federal government is scheduled to have its health insurance marketplace up and running in Alaska under the Affordable Care Act. If you're not sure exactly what a health care marketplace is, you're not alone. So, on Thursday, the Regional Director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Susan Johnson, announced grants to two organizations to help Alaskans figure out how to use the new marketplace. Download Audio