Molly Dischner

Dog-loving lawmakers' bill addresses pet custody in divorces

JUNEAU — Pets can get caught in the middle of messy human relationships, and some Alaska lawmakers want to ensure that the state protects them... Read more

House amends, then re-passes bill to create marijuana board

JUNEAU — The Alaska House reconsidered legislation it passed to create a new marijuana control board, tweaking it on the floor Wednesday.

The new version of... Read more

Panel talks to fish board nominees, asks about salmon plan

JUNEAU — A Senate committee held a hearing Monday on the governor’s nominees for the state Board of Fisheries, but the panel held off on... Read more

Lawmakers discuss right-to-die legislation

JUNEAU — During an emotionally charged hearing Thursday, lawmakers heard personal testimony from individuals who believed a loved one would have benefited from the right... Read more

Marijuana legalization is here, regs in flux

JUNEAU — Alaska lawmakers continue to work on bills related to the legalization of marijuana even though pot became legal earlier this year. The session... Read more

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