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Craig Tuten moved from Florida to Alaska with his wife Rachael in 2006. He studied history at Florida State University while everybody else was having a good time. It is hard to list a low-wage job he hasn't briefly held.

House Passes Bill Trying to Cut Through State’s Backlog of Rape...

The House unanimously passed a bill that will quantify the untested rape kits throughout Alaska so the State can determine how best to clear the backlog.

Senate Passes Budget, Shoots Down Minority Amendments, Loses Caucus Member

The Alaska Senate passed a Fiscal Year 2018 operating budget Thursday, finally setting up formal negotiations with the House. It cost them a caucus member.

Rep. Eastman Has Concerns About Commemorating Black Soldiers Who Built the...

Rep. David Eastman used a bill commemorating the work of African American soldiers in the construction of the Alaska Highway to talk about race. Poorly.

House Majority: Senate Fiscal Plan Will Leave a Deficit, Cause More...

Unsurprisingly, the House majority caucus declared its opposition to the Senate’s proposed cuts to education, touted their own deficit reduction plan.

Senate Plan for Budget Puts Education Funding in the Crosshairs

The Senate version of the operating budget is headed to the floor, complete with a fresh $70 million cut to education.

Bill Grappling with Massive Backlog of Sexual Assault Kits Likely Headed...

A bill to quantify untested rape kits in Alaska is nearly ready for the House floor after a House Finance Committee hearing Friday.

House Minority Complains About Hired Contractor, Avoids the Fact Their Math...

House Republicans sought Thursday to negatively frame the origin of a House majority income tax proposal they are trying to kill.

Alaska Court Says No Dice on Appeal from Soldotna Man Who...

An Alaska Court upheld the sentence of a Soldotna man who beat his girlfriend for an hour, then held a six-hour standoff with Alaska State Troopers.

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