Last night, the Alaska State Legislature passed House Bill 155 to improve the Alaska Court Visitor Program by transferring the program’s responsibilities from the Office of Public Advocacy to the Alaska Court System.
JUNEAU - Legislation that will help bring affordable, high-speed internet to homes across Alaska just passed a major legislative hurdle. House Bill 363, introduced by Representative Bryce Edgmon, passed the Senate 16-2.
JUNEAU – Today, legislation passed the State Legislature that enshrined the historic and landmark Tribal Child Welfare compact in Alaska Statute. House Bill 184 codifies the Tribal Child Welfare compact
JUNEAU – Today, the Alaska Legislature passed legislation sponsored by Representative Matt Claman that amends the governing statutes for physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants practicing in Alaska.
Today is Mother’s Day. I want to send a huge thank you to all the amazing moms, grandmas, and stepmoms for everything they do in our lives. Today is the day to reach out to the mothers in your life and give them your love.
JUNEAU – The Alaska House helped strengthen public safety in rural Alaska today when it passed legislation that would update the Village Public Safety Officer (VPSO) program. Senate Bill 81, which passed 34-2, implements seven recommendations that the bipartisan and bicameral VPSO Working Group made in their report, which was adopted on January 24, 2020.
Reading the leaked Supreme Court opinion that would take away women’s fundamental right to make their own health care decisions—decisions that in many cases are necessary to save their lives—is surreal.