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.
Once a state makes someone eligible for Medicaid, they’re entitled to receive health care — and their provider is entitled to be paid.
Alaska is taking a step back from regulating the membership plans marketed by air ambulance providers. State regulators say it’ll cut unnecessary red tape. But consumer advocates aren’t thrilled.
During a recent trip to Alaska, the head of the EPA spoke on several topics, but he said nothing about the hottest topic involving the EPA and Alaska: the proposed Pebble Mine.
Halving the amount of money for school bond debt reimbursements could mean local governments look to property taxes to close gaps.
The Pentagon is canceling a project to improve its ground-based missile interceptors, most of which are housed at Fort Greely in the Interior of Alaska.
The primary agenda included discussion on violent crime, missing and murdered Native Americans, and narcotics.
Joe Balash is one of the highest placed Alaskans in the Trump administration.
Supplemental funding added by the Legislature to bolster ferry service was eliminated by Gov. Mike Dunleavy. Communities on Prince William Sound face a seven-month service gap under a draft winter schedule.
Oil industry representatives say the initiative would hurt the industry.
For the second time, Dunleavy vetoed funding to reimburse municipalities for school construction debt and to pay for Medicaid.
Gov. Dunleavy has reversed himself and declared support for subsidized broadband internet for rural libraries and a free service allowing online tutors for students. The governor had previously vetoed the $809,200 in funding.
A Recall Dunleavy organizer says the campaign isn’t slowing down after the veto reversals.
Tali Birch Kindred, daughter of deceased state Sen. Birch, takes step toward trying to fill his seat
The daughter of recently-deceased state senator Chris Birch, Tali Birch Kindred, is seeking to replace him, according to documents she filed with state regulators Friday.
With a state capital budget passed, the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation said it will dole out checks to charities that have been trying to keep Alaskans off the streets. But those checks will only go so far.
Nonprofit leaders have said they’re open to working with the governor. But it’s unclear how the approach will work in practice.
A decision by the Trump administration over exempting the Tongass National Forest from the Roadless Rule is expected soon. That’s according to Sen. Lisa Murkowski who in an interview with CoastAlaska has hardened her stance on the hot-button issue.
It's unclear how the center can continue to operate without state funds, but its staff of 18 continue to look for ways to do their work.
“Plans have been put in place that it’s hard to walk back from, because this was such a disruption,” said Tlingit and Haida Head Start director Amber Frommherz.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy hasn’t wavered from many of his positions since taking office. But that changed this week.