Tag: Legislature

Legislators Attend Council of State Governments – West Conference

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At least one-fifth of the Alaska Legislature attended a conference in Hawaii this month, at a cost of nearly $35,000 so far.

Districts Prepare Lawsuit Against Redistricting Plan

The Fairbanks Borough opposes the inclusion of rural areas all the way out to the coast in one of its districts and the Aleutians East Borough does not want to be split up.

Redistricting Board Approves New Boundaries

Monday, the state Redistricting Board approved new boundaries for legislative districts. Lawsuits are likely. The new maps also will face federal review to be sure they do not dilute Native voting power.

Session Draws Rallies

Photo by Lori Townsend, APRN - Anchorage Protesters rally downtown Anchorage while Legislature votes to override ex-governor Sarah Palin. Lawmakers arriving in downtown Anchorage for their...

Alaska News Nightly: August 7, 2009

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Legislative Session Meets DOE Rules

The special legislative session scheduled in Anchorage on August 10 will meet the requirements made official today by the US Department of Energy. Dave Donaldson,...

Alaska News Nightly: July 24, 2009

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