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Gov. Bill Walker delivers his fourth State of the State address in Juneau. Photo courtesy of the governor’s office

Walker pick for Alaska Senate seat withdraws

By BECKY BOHRER, Associated PressJUNEAU — A man nominated by Gov. Bill Walker to fill an open Alaska Senate seat withdrew from consideration Thursday, less...
Gov. Bill Walker delivers his fourth State of the State address in Juneau. Photo courtesy of the governor’s office

Walker goes off list in making pick to Alaska Senate seat

By BECKY BOHRER, Associated PressJUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker on Friday appointed Randall Kowalke to the Alaska Senate seat vacated by Republican Mike Dunleavy of...

Alaska House fails to agree on how to fund education bill

JUNEAU — A bid to provide early funding assurances to Alaska schools has hit a snag.The House approved a school funding bill Wednesday but...
Sen. Dennis Egan in 2012.

Alaska lawmaker says he won’t seek re-election, cites health

JUNEAU — Alaska state Sen. Dennis Egan says he won't seek re-election, citing health concerns.The 70-year-old Juneau Democrat made the announcement on KINY radio...

Lincoln sworn in as newest Alaska House member

JUNEAU — The newest member of the Alaska Legislature has been sworn in.State Rep. John Lincoln of Kotzebue was sworn in Wednesday, one week...

Bethel legislator resigns from State House

Rep. Zach Fansler, D-Bethel, has submitted a letter of resignation, in the wake of allegations that he committed an act of physical violence against...

Legislative Update: Fisheries, transportation issues are under consideration

Happy New Year and greetings from Juneau!The second regular session convened on Jan. 16 and I am excited to be back in Juneau working...
Alaska State Capitol Building

Capitol Report: Proposed $4.7 B budget would eliminate 200 state jobs

Greetings from the Alaska State Capitol. The second session of the 30th Alaska State Legislature got underway on Jan. 16, and though a great...

Lawyer: Alaska lawmaker won’t resign over assault allegation

ANCHORAGE — A lawyer for Alaska state Rep. Zach Fansler says his client denies allegations that he beat a woman and has no immediate...

House leadership calls for Fansler’s resignation

State House leadership is calling for the resignation of Rep. Zach Fansler, for alleged conduct unbecoming of a legislator, says House Speaker Bryce Edgmon.The...






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