JUNEAU – The Alaska House of Representatives voted today to finalize a budget that avoids a government shutdown and protects the essential services Alaskans rely on.
JUNEAU – Speaker Louise Stutes released the following statement this afternoon, on the eve of the current special session:
Rep. Kreiss-Tomkins: ‘We lost a giant both in Alaska politics and in the Southeast community as a whole’
JUNEAU — Alaska House Coalition members welcomed the passage of federal legislation H.R. 1318, which will allow cruise lines to return to Alaska without first stopping in Canada.
JUNEAU – A bill establishing a nine-member Alaska Marine Highway Operations Board passed the Alaska State Senate today, 20-0.
JUNEAU – A bill that removes a layer of bureaucracy from aquatic farmers cleared its final legislative hurdle this weekend, as the House of Representatives voted 37-3 to adopt the Senate version of House Bill 115.
JUNEAU – The House of Representatives today passed House Bill 41, which would create a regulatory framework for the Department of Fish and Game to manage shellfish enhancement projects.
The 46th Alaska Folk Fest is online this year. What a wonderful gift to have musicians share the joy of music. Juneau has hosted this event for years at Centennial Hall, I’m disappointed it won’t be in-person this year, but with technology more people can join in.
JUNEAU – The House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 115 today, a proposal that would remove a layer of bureaucracy from aquatic farmers and reduce administrative overhead.