James Brooks, Alaska Beacon

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Special prosecutor charges former Alaska attorney general nominee with sexual abuse of a minor

Ed Sniffen has been charged with three counts of third-degree sexual abuse of a minor.
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Alaska Supreme Court finds Republican gerrymander in Anchorage districts, orders new map

The decision almost certainly ends Alaska’s redistricting process for 2022.

Legislature approves budget with $3,200 payout per Alaskan after House balks at bigger figure

Budget finishes as second-largest in state history by one measure, but Dunleavy could make cuts.
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After larger deal fails, state lawmakers propose payout of up to $3,850 per Alaskan

A six-member committee completed work on the compromise budget late Tuesday, three days after the Alaska House failed to agree with a budget proposal passed by the Senate.
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Alaska Legislature OKs increase to rural power subsidy

Legislators are warned that community assistance grants may become unreliable.
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Alaska House approves major update to alcohol laws, including changes for breweries

Brewery and distillery taprooms will be able to stay open until 9 p.m.
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Alaska House rejects $5,500 payout, sends budget to negotiating committee

The cost of $3.6 billion for dividends and energy payments was too large for a majority of lawmakers