Her chief of staff calls it a reflection of her special election and transition, but political adversaries say it could indicate trouble.
Alaska Beacon reporter Claire Stremple discusses proposed processing and eligibility changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Right now, the Legislature appoints four of the board’s nine members. The executive order would allow the governor to appoint all nine.
Sen. Dan Sullivan later said the U.S. should threaten to sink only Iran's spy ships — not the whole navy.
The bill would create the new crime of “obstruction of free passage in public places" and stiffen penalties for blocking highways.
Some of the funding could be distributed as early as this fall, with much of it getting sent out by January of next year.
The idea would have to be approved by state legislators and Gov. Mike Dunleavy, because it requires changes to state law.
Three members representing areas off the road system voted against a key procedural question, throwing the future of the bill into limbo.
Senators expressed concerns about several of Gov. Mike Dunleavy's 12 executive orders. The Legislature has until mid-March to reject them.
Analysts say estimates that the state could earn hundreds millions from leases are overpromising.
Attorneys presented oral arguments in a long-running dispute over fishing rights on Alaska’s only Native reservation on Thursday.
Murkowski lauded Rep. Peltola, a Democrat, and urged legislators to put Alaska before party. She later endorsed Nikki Haley for president.
Alaska’s summer construction season would be disrupted unless the state can fix the flaws before the end of the month.
After hearing testimony about disparities in violence against Indigenous women, Vance said she felt the presentation excluded the experience of white women.
Leaders of the state House and Senate say they've found some common ground, but education funding remains a key sticking point.
If the bill becomes law, the state university system will be required to list the cost of course materials, including textbooks, in its course catalog.
Reinbold, a Republican from Eagle River, had challenged Alaska Airlines’ decision to ban her from its flights.
Sullivan says it will fight authoritarian aggression globally and rev up America’s capacity to make weapons, ammunition and war ships.
House Resources Committee chair Rep. Tom McKay, R-Anchorage, said he believes the proposal could spur more drilling.
Gov. Dunleavy has committed more than $31 million to repair a damaged section of the highway that is mostly used by Americans traveling to and from Alaska.
Littlefield was the only person to file to run in a special election to fill Kevin Cross’ seat.
The state’s largest gas utility is warning that shortfalls could come as soon as next year – and imports are years off.
A bond package hasn’t been formally introduced, but the Dunleavy administration is considering the possibility.
Assembly chair Chris Constant says the new program allows the public to access city financial records without filing a records request and waiting months for a response.
In a news conference on Wednesday, Dunleavy said he was skeptical that a pension plan would make a significant difference in recruiting young people.
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