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House majority leader Alan Austerman says he’s open to making changes to a bill that would re-establish Alaska’s Coastal Management Program. NOAA reports “mountainous” seas during February blow. Backers push biomass energy during House committee hearing. Sen. Kookesh — if made king for a day — would split the permanent fund, and shift college scholarship money toward preschool education. Gov. Parnell signs bill waiving electronic filing requirements for office-seekers who have no computers or internet at home.
Thu Feb 23, 2012
Sen. Mark Begich says the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act will not be moving forward without Alaska’s input. He says Florida Sen. Marco Rubio’s bill (introduced on September 16) was intended to lay out language important to the Republican’s home state. It won’t necessarily be the final language in the bill. more