Just three hours separated the release of finance subcommittee documents from the deadline to propose amendments, leaving some minority members frustrated.
Debate over House Bill 30 in the House Education Committee went to a dark place Friday, hinting at a Lower 48-style attempt to revise history curriculum.
Two bills sponsored by Sen. Anna MacKinnon (R-Eagle River) that are progressing quickly through the committee process received hearings on Tuesday.
A recent push for concealed carry on college campuses proclaims to be a measure to help deter rape. How much sense does that actually make?
As the need to diversify Alaska's economy becomes crystal clear, it's strange to see a program with that goal facing repeal rather than restructure.
Dueling political philosophies on education clashed last week as legislators debated whether programs are helpful tools or an invasion of privacy.
Alaska's prison population is growing, the recidivism rate is 63 percent, and the Dept. of Corrections is over capacity. Lawmakers need solutions quick.
The Education Committees of the Alaska Legislature have become strange, borderline hostile places for the Department of Education and Early Development.