Les Gara

20 percent of Alaska's foster youth were homeless in 2013, 24 percent ended up in the criminal system.

Alaska Senate Minority

3 prominent Democrats in the Alaska Legislature have put forward some proposed changes to the oil tax structure in Alaska. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

Several Democrats in the Alaska Legislature have put forward their own plan to reform the public education system in Alaska. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

The small Democratic Minority Caucus in the Alaska House outlined their position on a number of issues on Tuesday. KDLG’s Mike Mason listened in and filed this report.

Governor Proposes Education Reform Legislation

Jan 28, 2014

Alaska Governor Sean Parnell has proposed an increase to education funding in exchange for reform to the public education system in Alaska. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

A couple of lawmakers from Anchorage have pre-filed a bill intended to protect the privacy of patients who are non-responsive and on life support. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.