Politics

Senate votes to require physical activity at school

Apr 15, 2016
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Everyone agrees that kids need to move, but some educators are concerned about a bill that would mandate physical activity at school every day. 

Senate OKs using excess PCE funds for other programs

Apr 13, 2016

The fund used to lower rural electric rates could also be used for community revenue sharing and rural energy projects.

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The Alaska Legislature has heard from more than 8,000 callers so far this session during over 3,000 hours of recorded committee meetings, according to the Juneau LIO. 

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Bernie Sanders won 11 delegates from House District 37 in Saturday's Democratic caucus, while Hillary Clinton recieved three. 

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An advisory committee is likely to recommend that the city council not restrict the number or types of marijuana business that can operate in town. 

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Gov. Bill Walker spoke with KDLG about the state's fiscal future, what the late Jay Hammond might say about the revenue options, and who he's backing for president (spoiler: he won't say).  

Senate Bill 196 would offer some of the fund's earnings back to the state and a renewable energy projects fund, with hopes to keep lawmakers' hands off the corpus.

Senate Resources Committee discussed SB 163 Monday, hearing from DEC commissioner Larry Hartig and others about why a Tier 3 process needs to be developed, and why the Governor thinks the Legislature should control it. 

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Rep. Andy Josephson (D-Anchorage) joins this week.

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Cruz came out on top, but only barely, in Tuesday's Republican Presidential Preference Polls, in both the state overall and in District 37. 

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Subcommittees have scrubbed the numbers and trimmed the budget, now House finance members are asking Alaskans to weigh in.

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Rep. Lynn Gattis (R-Wasilla) joins this week. 

Rep. Bryce Edgmon (D-Dillingham) joins this week to take your questions and comments from Juneau.

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Justice Stowers offers thoughts on how Alaska Courts will manage budget cuts, the legacy of soon-to-retire Justice Dana Fabe, and the late Antonin Scalia. 

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