James Brooks, Alaska Beacon
Laura Hartz and Christina Rankin were appointed by the governor after a six-month application and vetting process.
A bipartisan supermajority in the Senate, plus close margins in the House, means controversial bills on social issues will face major obstacles.
University of Alaska will gain a plot of land that’s half the size of Rhode Island under new federal budget law
A clause in the new law, written by Sen. Lisa Murkowski, would give the university 360,000 acres in the next four years.
The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority has earmarked money for lawsuits and other work in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Juneau’s Telephone Hill neighborhood is home to Alaska’s oldest still-in-use house, built in 1882.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s salary, set by a state board, is the 862nd highest below the manager of the Bethel airport.
Laura Stidolph, formerly GCI's government affairs manager, will be Gov. Mike Dunleavy's chief liaison between the executive branch and the legislative branch.
A one-month difference in Jennie Armstrong’s arrival in Alaska could decide whether she serves in the Legislature.
Wasilla Republican Rep. David Eastman had been accused of violating the Alaska Constitution’s disloyalty clause with his Oath Keepers membership.
The Department of Health has 1,442 full-time employees and a $950 million budget, the second-largest among state agencies.
Many state lawmakers have sought a funding increase for K-12 schools, something absent in the proposal.
In sworn testimony, Alaska Rep. David Eastman said he remains a member of the Oath Keepers militia — which may make him ineligible to serve as a state lawmaker.
Alaska’s revenue forecast, to be updated this week, relies on oil futures markets that are at their lowest point this year.
Alaska’s flu season is worsening with no signs of leveling off, the latest surveillance report from the Alaska Department of Health showed on Wednesday.
The U.S. Postal Service failed to deliver the ballots to the state election headquarters before the election was certified, according to the Division of Elections.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy now has 45 days to select Daniel Winfree's successor from judges Dani Crosby and Jude Pate, as well as attorneys Kate Demarest and Aimee Oravec.
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy will make the final selection; he was sworn into a second term Monday by one of the applicants.
The roots of Alaska’s disloyalty clause come from a Hawaiian dockworkers’ strike in the 1940s.
Rep. Mary Peltola, citing a lack of sick leave for workers, says she opposes strike-averting legislation in current form.
Despite claims by some Alaskans that fraudulent voting changed the state’s election results two years ago, no evidence of fraud on that scale has been uncovered by investigators.