Teachers came prepared to talk about budget uncertainty and teacher retention. But Sen. Chris Birch wanted to talk about unions.
A bill reauthorizing the statewide immunization program, tasked with purchasing childhood vaccines and some adult vaccines for distribution across the state, has cleared another committee in the Senate.
Alaskans testified against cuts to ferries, public transportation, and housing assistance.
The Senate minority will likely have to choose how best to help vulnerable Alaskans -- government programs or the PFD -- to prevent vetoes.
Rather than phase in the rate hike, APH decided to "just do it." But OMB tricks make it look like the Pioneer Homes budget is actually growing.
Two economists showed up to a duel. One brought data. The other brought theory.
Two of the governor's nominees faced sharp criticism from lawmakers, questioning ties to a convicted sex offender and ghost-hunting. Yes. Ghost-hunting.
Senators expected an economic analysis of Dunleavy's budget cuts. Instead, they got "non-answers" and "gibberish."
A bill aimed at closing loopholes in sex crimes laws, which allowed convicted felon Justin Schneider to go free, has passed its first hurdle in the legislature.