Adjusted for the cost of living in rural and urban areas, Alaska spends about 7% less per student than the nationwide average, according to a recent study.
EPA wants to get the lead out of aviation gas. Alaska’s U.S. senators say it’s a bad move for the state.
Sens. Murkowski and Sullivan are trying to reverse an EPA finding that the lead in fuel for small aircraft poses a danger to public health.
The Alaska Public Offices Commission voted unanimously to conduct a full investigation before hearing the case in February.
Current and former Reps. David Eastman and Christopher Kurka were accused of allowing a visitor to improperly use state resources.
Some Assembly members took issue with Bronson’s stated rationale for the cuts. They debated the veto overrides for about a half-hour.
The backlog affects more than 10% of the state's roughly 92,000 SNAP recipients. State officials say they're pausing applicant interviews to catch up.
The White House is hosting the 11th tribal summit this week. Interior Secretary Haaland says the administration has focused on co-management.
400 military officers were just promoted. Sen. Sullivan says the confirmation blockade shouldn’t have lasted so long.
Sen. Tuberville has blocked every military confirmation vote since February to protest an abortion policy. He finally relented.
Domestic violence advocates are scrambling to adequately fund the groups that keep one of the state’s most vulnerable populations safe.
Longtime energy observer Larry Persily thinks Alaska will import natural gas to meet its needs, rather than building an in-state gas pipeline.
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said the funds, largely intended to replace the ferry Tustumena, represent “a big, fat deal” for Alaskan ferry riders.
Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., still has holds on four-star generals' promotions over a Pentagon policy covering travel for abortion care.
Anti-ranked choice voting campaign is operating out of a South Anchorage church, new APOC complaint alleges
An attorney for ranked choice foes says the complaint is overblown and that the religious organization receives rent.
For Wrangell’s new city manager, deadly landslide highlights other potential threats to public safety
It was Mason Villarma's first day on the job when the disaster struck. Now he's also concerned about the city's dam giving way.
In the tele-town hall Tuesday night, Rep. Mary Peltola said she was nervous about what the merger could mean for grocery options in Alaska communities.
Room 1324 has seen this Alaska controversy play out for decades. This time, new characters changed the vibe.
The ruling is the latest step in a crackdown on LGBTQ+ rights under President Vladimir Putin, who has emphasized "traditional family values."
Haines, Ketchikan, Petersburg, Tenakee Springs and Wrangell were initially excluded from the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
Pets will be allowed in housing being prepared for legislators and staff, with apartments set to rent for $1,100 to $1,600 a month.
A leader within The Wilderness Society called the change "a significant step toward correcting injustices against Alaska Native communities."
The state plans to end regulation on Jan. 1, citing upward pressure on prices, but some doctors say it will affect access to care.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced final action on a state plan to improve wintertime air quality in Fairbanks and North Pole.
Amid congressional ruckus, Sen. Murkowski finds a sing-along can boost collegiality and get senators "energized about working together.”
Attorney General Treg Taylor has reinterpreted a statute requiring public schools to notify parents in advance of any content involving “human reproduction” or “sexual matters.”
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