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August 8, 2019  •  

Alaska Second Special Session Ends

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The second special session of the Alaska Legislature that began with controversy and division ended quietly on Tuesday with no further legislative action. Tuesday marked the 30-day session limit. The Legislature approved restoring much of the operating budget money Gov. […]

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The state Senate kicked off the second special session in Juneau and promptly removed Sen. Mia Costello as the majority leader. Costello was in Wasilla with nearly a third of her fellow lawmakers. Gov. Mike Dunleavy called for the second […]

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Alaskan lawmakers have been busy strategizing how to continue campaign fundraising ahead of the July 11 special session. State statute bans lawmakers from soliciting or accepting contributions in the capital city or any municipality where the Legislature is convened. Despite […]

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The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly voted to call for a special election to elect a mayor for the remainder of the current term. Deputy Mayor Mary Becker stepped in to the role in November following the passing of […]

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Alaska Gov. Bill Walker called for a third special legislative session to convene on October 24, 2015. The Legislature will meet in Juneau to consider an act to monetize certain natural gas reserves via a gas reserves tax, as well […]

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