In a Senate hearing, Attorney General nominee Kevin Clarkson covered lawmakers' questions, ranging from the opioid epidemic to abortion access.
House budget subcommittees are on track to maintain funding for education programs and public assistance, while frustrated minority members staged a walk-out.
John Quick, Commissioner-designee for the Department of Administration, lied to legislators about his background. They await action from Gov. Dunleavy.
Tuesday afternoon, the House State Affairs Committee passed a statewide anti-discrimination bill protecting LGBTQ+ Alaskans. It's only the second time such a bill has cleared the hurdle.
Rep. Kelly Merrick (R-Eagle River) said it is offensive to suggest that her votes to cut VPSOs mean she has less regard for public safety in rural Alaska.
House Finance rejected Rep. Colleen Sullivan-Leonard's (R-Wasilla) attempt to cut an additional $41 million from AMHS and $56 million from the University.
A bill from the Alaska Court System, seeking to convert two district court judgeships to superior court positions, was heard by the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday afternoon.
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday heard a proposal to partially seal past marijuana possession convictions.
After taking an aggressive posture towards crime during his first State of the State address, Gov. Dunleavy offered a more in depth look at his crime-fighting policy proposals.
The budget language is just the latest attempt by the Dunleavy administration to expand executive power at the expense of the legislature.
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