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Assembly discusses school funding and tax cap

PALMER — Mat-Su Borough Manager Mike Brown detailed more than a dozen various funding options to the Assembly at their meeting on January 5 after work from the Committee on School Funding and Tax...

Media stokes fears with report that armed protests occurring at state capitals

Using unnamed sources, all mainstream media is reporting the same thing, that the FBI is warning of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitals and in Washington in the days leading up...

Anchorage Assembly sets public hearing on govt-to-govt relations with Eklutna Village

Eklutna is a bit of an enigma in Anchorage. There are believed to be under 50 tribal members who live in the Native Village of Eklutna proper, north of Anchorage. As many as 150 make...

House, Senate still not organized but talks underway

With nine days before the Legislature convenes, Rep. Kelly Merrick of Eagle River has organized a Zoom meeting (via computer video) for House representatives from both sides of the aisle for Monday, 1-5 pm....

VIRUS TODAY: California in dire need of more medical workers

Here’s what’s happening Saturday with the pandemic in the U.S.:— California desperately needs more medical workers at facilities swamped by coronavirus patients, and almost no help is coming from a volunteer program that Gov....

Valley legislators prefile bills ahead of 32nd Alaska Legislature

The list of prefiled bills was released on Friday for the 32nd Alaska Legislature which is set to gavel in on Jan. 19. Legislators representing all nine Mat-Su Valley districts filed a total of 19...

'He's on his own': Some Republicans begin to flee from Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s steadfast grip on Republicans in Washington is beginning to crumble, leaving him more politically isolated than at any other point in his turbulent administration. After riling up a...

Felix Rivera kicks Jamie Allard off of chairmanship of Assembly Audit Committee

Anchorage Assemblywoman Jamie Allard wanted to do an independent audit of the CARES Act fund disbursement in Anchorage. The next thing that happened was she was kicked off as chair of the Assembly Audit Committee,...

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