Politics

AP-State officials say budget cuts increase danger to residents

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska environmental conservation officials warned lawmakers that budget cuts are increasing the dangers to residents. The state Department of Environmental Conservation gave the warning as lawmakers work this week to finalize the budgets of various state agencies, the Juneau Empire reported Wednesday. The department has seen […]

Governor Walker announces appointments to Superior and District Courts

Governor Walker announces appointments to Superior and District Courts

Appointments fill vacancies on Anchorage District, Superior Court and Sitka Superior Court   February 12, 2018 JUNEAU – Governor Bill Walker today announced that he has filled three outstanding judicial vacancies. Governor appointed Jude Pate of Sitka to the Sitka Superior Court, Michael Logue of Anchorage to the Anchorage District […]

Governor Walker Appoints Craig Richards to Permanent Fund Corporation Board

Governor Walker Appoints Craig Richards to Permanent Fund Corporation Board

Former Attorney General fills open public seat; Larry Cash to shift focus to Asian trade efforts   December 28, 2017 JUNEAU – Governor Bill Walker announced today that he has appointed Craig Richards to the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation Board of Trustees. Advertisement The governor-appointed board is composed of six […]

Big House victory for GOP tax plan, but Senate fate unclear-Associated Press

Big House victory for GOP tax plan, but Senate fate unclear-Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans rammed a $1.5 trillion overhaul of business and personal income taxes through the House Thursday, edging toward the code’s biggest rewrite in three decades and the first major legislative triumph for President Donald Trump and the GOP after 10 bumpy months of controlling government. The mostly […]