Governor Mike Dunleavy signed House Bill 308 and Senate Bill 74—two major pieces of legislation providing for expanded unemployment benefits in light of the COVID-19 outbreak and doubling minimum internet speeds at Alaska’s schools.
The Anchorage Economic Development Corp. Board of Directors voted to support Proposition 13, a ballot initiative introducing a 5 percent retail sales tax on alcohol within the Municipality of Anchorage.
The following is an opinion piece from Richard Chalyee Éesh Peterson, President of the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit and Haida) regarding the topic of the proposed change to the Roadless Rule as it applies to Tongass National Forest.
Named after noted conservationist and American President Teddy Roosevelt, the RCC is an effort to champion the environmental legacy of conservatives by promoting market-based environmental stewardship and conservation legislation in Congress.
Governor Michael Dunleavy signed Senate Bill 16 which expands license types under Title 4 of the state’s alcohol license laws. This bill allows alcohol service in areas that had previously operated under a recreational site license before the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board denied licenses they deemed to be operating contrary to state law.
The electronic logging device market will grow at a compound annual growth rate of more than 4 percent between 2019 and 2025, according to a new report by Global Market Insights, a market research and strategy consulting firm.
A proposal to permanently establish November as Alaska Native Heritage Month cleared its final legislative hurdle when it unanimously passed the Senate.
Alaskans from every corner of the state are concerned about what proposed deep cuts to close a $1.6 billion budget gap would do to the quality of life we have worked so hard to achieve.
The Alaska Senate unanimously passed a capital budget for fiscal year 2020.
The Alaska House of Representatives voted 24-to-14 to pass the operating budget bill, House Bill 39.