Alaska State Legislature

Bristol Bay and Beyond, January 22, 2016

Jan 22, 2016

A North Pole Republican wants to consolidate the University of Alaska system, lawmakers and Bristol Bay students react to Governor Bill Walker's State of the State, and a park ranger presents LEGO Katmai.

Bristol Bay Campus

When the Alaska legislature convenes in Juneau, a group of UAF students will be there to learn about how the lawmaking process affects Bristol Bay.

Alaska Refugees At Risk in Border Dispute

Jul 16, 2014
US Department of Health and Human Services

Possibly the biggest domestic political conflict at the moment is the sudden influx of undocumented children to American borders.  With Immigration and Customs enforcement lacking the resources to adequately detain and process these individuals, President Obama has asked for additional funds.  But depending on where these funds come from, there may be unintended consequences.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

Senator French Holds Hearing on Prison Deaths

Jul 16, 2014

With the recent spate of deaths in Alaska prisons, particularly the suicide of Israel Keyes, there is increasing attention being focused on Alaska’s Department of Corrections.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more on the legislature’s most recent look into the matter.

New Legislation Addresses Unfunded Pensions

Jun 23, 2014
Governor's Livestream

Pension funding was the subject of a recent bill signing in Juneau.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more. 

Study Puts Alaska as 7th most Corrupt State

Jun 18, 2014

A new study ranks Alaska as one of the most corrupt states in the Union.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

35 Legislators Named Guardians of Small Business

Jun 9, 2014
National Federation of Independant Business

The National Federation of Independent Business recognized 35 Alaska senators and representatives as Guardians of Small Business.