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  1. Deputy attorney general says SB91 repeal would be 'dangerous'Read the original story

    Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Alaska Deputy Attorney General Robert Henderson speaks to reporters at a press availability on Sept. 15 in Anchorage, as Gov. Bill Walker watches.

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  2. State corporation sets December deadline to find customers for Alaska's gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Sen. Natasha Von Imhof, R-Anchorage, questions representatives from the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation during a Senate Finance meeting focusing on the corporation's budget on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, in Juneau. Corporation Senior Vice President Frank Richards told lawmakers in Anchorage on Monday that the corporation's board is operating under a December 31, 2017 deadline to find a customer for Alaska's natural gas.

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  3. Anchorage officials want reforms on SB 91, not repealRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 11 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Amid growing criticism of the state's new criminal justice laws, officials in Anchorage are asking lawmakers for reforms, not a full repeal. During its Tuesday night meeting, the Anchorage Assembly debated dueling measures concerning Senate Bill 91 , the omnibus crime overhaul signed into law last summer.

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  4. Ridle to focus on costs as administration commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Gov. Bill Walker announced Friday that he appointed Leslie Ridle to be commissioner of the Department of Administration. Ridle said her focus will be on the bottom line.

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  5. Lawmaker seeks audit of village public safety officersRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Mike Myers was the roving village public safety officer serving southwest Alaska villages including Manokotak when this photo was taken in 2014. The VPSO program could be audited, after Rep. Dan Saddler asked for an audit.

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  6. Dog training provides prisoners lessons that people can'tRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Alan Newby, left, and Jonathan Norton play with their new dogs at Wildwood Correctional Center, Kenai. "Taz, can you sit down? Do you want a treat?" said Ernie Rogers, an inmate at Wildwood, to his dog, Taz.

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  7. Juneau Empire, Peninsula Clarion, Homer News sold to GateHouse MediaRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Juneau Empire building at 3100 channel Drive was not included in the sale to GateHouse Media and will be retained by the Morris family. GateHouse Media is a division of New Media Investment Group, a publicly traded company, and owns more than 130 mostly small and mid-sized newspapers.

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  8. Motor fuel tax stalls in a year of few billsRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Richard Carrillo gases up his suburban in July 2016 in Juneau. Lawmakers decided against passing a bill this year that would triple the motor fuel tax.

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  9. State eyes Alaska Permanent Fund earnings draw without planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp.'s exterior sign. Fund earnings could be spent for state government without a plan.

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  10. Alaska Senate passes opioid addiction prevention bill by wide marginRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Alaska state Sen. Anna MacKinnon, co-chair of the Senate Finance Committee, seen here in April, voted for HB 159, a bill that would limit opioid prescriptions from health providers in the state. The state Senate overwhelmingly voted Thursday to pass a bill which would limit opioid prescriptions from health providers in the state as well as require training on opioid abuse for medical practitioners.

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  11. Legislature approves Hollis French for AOGCC spotRead the original story

    May 16, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Hollis French addresses a joint session of the Alaska Legislature in 2014. The former senator was approved for an Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission seat at a similar session Tuesday.

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  12. Time pressure makes special session likelyRead the original story

    May 15, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Alaska Legislature is scheduled to end its session Wednesday, under a deadline set by the Alaska Constitution. But that doesn't mean its work is over.

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  13. Human Rights Commission appointment draws conservative ireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Drew Phoenix is in this 2012 photograph. Gov. Bill Walker appointed him to the Alaska State Commission for Human Rights.

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  14. Anchorage voters opt for bonds, more liberal AssemblyRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Christopher Constant celebrates Tuesday, April 4, 2017, with a victory lap at Election Central in Anchorage's Denai'ina Center. In Anchorage's municipal elections Tuesday, liberals gained an edge in the Assembly, and residents supported all but one bond measure put forward passed.

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  15. Senate committee seeks to cut per-student school fundingRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Senate Finance Committee Co-Chairman Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel, during budget deliberations, April 3. The Finance Committee budget bill would cut per-student school funding by $69 million, or roughly $300 per student. Alaska schools would see a $69 million cut in the amount of money the state provides based on the number of students each school district serves, called the base student allocation, under the budget proposed by the Senate Finance Committee on Monday.

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  16. Bill would halve Gov. Walker's pension bond authorityRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Sen. Anna MacKinnon, R-Anchorage, co-chair of the Senate Finance Committee presides over a meeting on March 23. She introduced a bill that would cut the amount Gov. Bill Walker can issue in pension obligation bonds in half. Alaska is projected to owe public workers more than $6 billion more in pensions than it has in assets.

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  17. Beyond believers and deniers: for Americans, climate change is complicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Researchers with the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication track how Americans think about global warming. You can find the full set of maps here .

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  18. Senate passes bill drawing from Permanent FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Sen. Anna MacKinnon, R-Anchorage, on the Senate Floor during debate about a bill that would draw money from the Permanent Fund. The state Senate passed a bill Wednesday that would draw money from the Alaska Permanent Fund to pay for the state government's budget.

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  19. Push for ride-share companies in Alaska hits speed bumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The bill, from Anchorage Republican Sen. Mia Costello, faces opposition from taxi operators worried the entrance of ride-share groups will drive down wages for their drivers and from municipalities that don't want to cede regulation to the state. Costello says she sees the bill as a way to create jobs amid the state's recession and provide transportation options for Alaskans.

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  20. Legislature eyes limit on state government spendingRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, in February 2016. He supports having a new limit on state government spending.

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