JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — State lawmakers looked to end the extended legislative session Monday amid a still-unsettled budget.
The Senate voted Monday morning to accept a budget proposal, but the state government could be left with just partial funding if House Democrats don't offer their support.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The extended state legislative session carries on, with a vote pending on a state spending plan.
Senate President Kevin Meyer said Sunday that Senate minority leader Berta Gardner wanted to wait to take up the budget.
Two consultants to the state Legislature have warned that Gov. Bill Walker's quest for an expanded state-led natural gas pipeline could undermine the larger industry-led gas project in which the state is also a partner.
Stephanie Chilton, who with her husband Jamie Chilton co-owns the Kenai e-cigarette store High Voltage Vapes, said that she supports most provisions of an Alaska Senate bill to prohibit smoking in public places.
It isn't time to call the season yet, but with April rapidly drawing to a close Kenai Peninsula birders may have to settle for below-average numbers of migratory birds using the Kenai and Kasilof river flats.
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks Sunday, and rescuers aided by international teams cleared rubble in search of survivors after a powerful earthquake killed at least 1,865 people across the Himalayan regi...