Domestic Violence

A bill directing the State of Alaska to recognize protective orders from tribal courts is one of 31 pre-files released today.

Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

A new campaign has been launched in Alaska with the goal of helping develop healthy and trusting relationships between parents and children. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

Governor Parnell Signs Crime Bill

Jun 13, 2013

Governor Parnell signed a bill Tuesday intended to combat the state’s epidemic of domestic violence and sexual assault. It toughens penalties for sex trafficking crimes and allows for stronger sentencing. The law requires that perpetrators serve consecutive sentences in cases with two or more crimes involving child pornography. It outlaws the early “good time” release from prison for those convicted of class A felonies.

The Alaska Senate unanimously passed a comprehensive crime bill during Monday's floor session. KDLG's Mike Mason has the details.

The murder of a Hooper Bay woman last week prompted a moving statement from one of the men that represents western Alaska in the State Legislature. KDLG's Mike Mason reports.