The Alaska Marine Highway System is considering raising its rates for traveling aboard the state's ferries in order to deal with a pared down operating budget approved by lawmakers this spring.
Alaska’s oil and gas service companies launched a campaign May 13 urging voters not to sign petitions being circulated for a ballot proposition repealing Senate Bill 21, a bill passed by the Legislature modifying the state’s production tax on oil and gas, at least without learning more about the issue.
Anchorage could see another major construction project in the near future if the Gov. Sean Parnell approves a plan to add a residential housing facility at the Alaska Native Medical Center.
Gov. Sean Parnell is in New York meeting with banks and rating agencies about Alaska's budget and economic outlook.
JUNEAU (AP) — A proposal to have the state help pay to clean up abandoned federal well sites in the Alaska arctic is “dead on arrival,” U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Tuesday.