Politics

Molly Dischner/KDLG

The Alaska Legislature has heard from more than 8,000 callers so far this session during over 3,000 hours of recorded committee meetings, according to the Juneau LIO. 

Hannah Colton/KDLG

Bernie Sanders won 11 delegates from House District 37 in Saturday's Democratic caucus, while Hillary Clinton recieved three. 

KDLG Legislative Call-In Show, Mar. 22, 2016

Mar 23, 2016

    

Dillingham moving towards allowing marijuana businesses

Mar 23, 2016
Ben Matheson / APRN

An advisory committee is likely to recommend that the city council not restrict the number or types of marijuana business that can operate in town. 

Gov. Walker on budget, revenues

Mar 18, 2016
Jeremy Hsieh/KTOO

Gov. Bill Walker spoke with KDLG about the state's fiscal future, what the late Jay Hammond might say about the revenue options, and who he's backing for president (spoiler: he won't say).  

Hoffman offers compromise to protect PCE fund

Mar 16, 2016

Senate Bill 196 would offer some of the fund's earnings back to the state and a renewable energy projects fund, with hopes to keep lawmakers' hands off the corpus.

Senate Resources Committee discussed SB 163 Monday, hearing from DEC commissioner Larry Hartig and others about why a Tier 3 process needs to be developed, and why the Governor thinks the Legislature should control it. 

KDLG Legislative Call-In, Mar. 8, 2016

Mar 8, 2016
Skip Gray / 360 North

Rep. Andy Josephson (D-Anchorage) joins this week.

NPR

Cruz came out on top, but only barely, in Tuesday's Republican Presidential Preference Polls, in both the state overall and in District 37. 

House Finance taking input on state operating budget

Mar 1, 2016
Skip Gray / 360 North

Subcommittees have scrubbed the numbers and trimmed the budget, now House finance members are asking Alaskans to weigh in.

KDLG Legislative Call-In Show, Mar. 1, 2016

Mar 1, 2016
Skip Gray / 360 North

Rep. Lynn Gattis (R-Wasilla) joins this week. 

KDLG Legislative Call-In Show, Feb. 23, 2016

Feb 23, 2016

Rep. Bryce Edgmon (D-Dillingham) joins this week to take your questions and comments from Juneau.

Chief Justice Craig Stowers on Bristol Bay and Beyond

Feb 19, 2016
Molly Dischner

Justice Stowers offers thoughts on how Alaska Courts will manage budget cuts, the legacy of soon-to-retire Justice Dana Fabe, and the late Antonin Scalia. 

Sand Point looks to annex Popof Island and waters

Feb 19, 2016
City of Sand Point

The proposed annexation, not yet submitted to the LBC, would allow Sand Point to levy a 2% raw fish tax to help cover the cost of City services. 

KDLG

Governor adds $340,000 to fund Dillingham DA's office back to budget, but will the Legislature keep it there?

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