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Channel 2 NewsGov. Sean Parnell is wrapping up an overseas trip focused on oil and gas issues in Europe. His office says the trip wasn't previously announced because of security concerns. Parnell's office in a release says he traveled to Norway and Scotland to...
Channel 2 NewsMayor Sullivan wants your input on developing Ship Creek, an area in between downtown and Government Hill, right next to the Port of Anchorage – a project with a price tag of $4 million. There will be three meetings this week in the evening on...
Channel 2 NewsThe Alaska Legislature has passed a resolution calling upon the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to further investigate the effects of producing genetically engineered salmon. HJR5, by Rep. Geran Tarr of Anchorage, also asks the federal government to...
Channel 2 NewsWith a busy three weeks remaining in the 28th Alaska Legislature, lawmakers missed out on nearly a whole week of sunshine, a rarity in Juneau. Legislators spent much of their held up in long sessions or committee meetings, mainly dealing with oil taxes...
Channel 2 NewsIf a bill passes out of the Alaska Legislature, you might be handing an officer your phone instead of paper. HB146, by Rep. Pete Higgins, would allow drivers to display proof of automobile insurance on a "personal mobile electronic device," like a...
Channel 2 NewsDozens of West Anchorage constituents gathered Thursday night to discuss the possibility of recalling Representative Lindsey Holmes, more than two weeks after she changed political parties from Democrat to Republican. Rep. Holmes served three terms in...
Channel 2 NewsGovernor Sean Parnell is preparing to deliver his fourth State of the State address as governor. The speech is scheduled for Wednesday evening, before a joint session of the Alaska Legislature. The new legislative session opened Tuesday. Parnell is...
Tags: Government, Politics, Sean Parnell, Executive Branch
The prepared text of Alaska Governor Sean Parnell's State of the State address, presented to the Alaska Legislature Wednesday evening in Juneau: "Mr. President, Mr. Speaker, Lieutenant Governor, former Governor Sheffield, distinguished guests, and...
Channel 2 NewsNew, safer cribs are on their way to Alaska child care providers as part of a program to keep sleeping babies safe. The Boys and Girls Club in Spenard received a shipment of safer cribs Wednesday that meet new national safety standards. The beds are...
Tags: Standards, Science and Technology
Channel 2 NewsAn Alaska State Lawmaker is angry after learning that testimony which may have influenced important health-safety legislation was actually false. Senator Bill Wielechowski (D-Anchoratge) was talking about he testimony of a respected Washington Burn-...
Channel 2 NewsA special session appears more and more likely to be in the Alaska Legislature's future Friday. The main reason: the marathon attempt to reform the state's complex oil-tax structure. North Slope production continues to decline at a rate of 6 percent a...
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