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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.
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. David Eastman used a bill commemorating the work of African American soldiers in the construction of the Alaska Highway to talk about race. Poorly.
Unsurprisingly, the House majority caucus declared its opposition to the Senate’s proposed cuts to education, touted their own deficit reduction plan.
The Senate version of the operating budget is headed to the floor, complete with a fresh $70 million cut to education.
A bill to quantify untested rape kits in Alaska is nearly ready for the House floor after a House Finance Committee hearing Friday.
House Republicans sought Thursday to negatively frame the origin of a House majority income tax proposal they are trying to kill.
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.