Budget cuts will leave some Anchorage homeless without a mailing address

Budget cuts will leave some Anchorage homeless without a mailing address

Due to state budget cuts, Bean's Café is losing $127,000 and so it’s getting rid of its mail service for the homeless. The program currently serves about 1,200 people, but it’s ending Monday, Aug. 5. 

Gov. Dunleavy officially calls special session in Juneau

Gov. Dunleavy officially calls special session in Juneau

Gov. Mike Dunleavy has amended his June 13 proclamation, saying lawmakers are to hold the special session in Juneau.

State funding change to increase rural Alaska utility bills

State funding change to increase rural Alaska utility bills

Homeowners' bills could increase from an average of $80 up to thousands of dollars per month.

Former Alaska AG Lindemuth: Governor's cuts are unconstitutional

Former Alaska AG Lindemuth: Governor's cuts are unconstitutional

Alaska's former attorney general says Gov. Dunleavy's vetoes don't fulfill constitutional obligations to public health and public education.

Lawmakers taking PFD show on the road in 2nd week of special session

Lawmakers taking PFD show on the road in 2nd week of special session

The House Finance Committee will hold public hearings in Anchorage, Wasilla and Fairbanks before returning to the capital later in the week.

One week in: Special session budget override attempts, protests and counterprotests

One week in: Special session budget override attempts, protests and counterprotests

Wrapping up their first week, lawmakers are no closer to agreeing on a Permanent Fund dividend size or how to reconcile broad funding differences.

'This is assault': Alaska Native activist says Wasilla mayor targeted, grabbed her

'This is assault': Alaska Native activist says Wasilla mayor targeted, grabbed her

As Haliehana Stepetin was making her way to sit down where lawmakers were sitting, she said Wasilla Mayor Bert Cottle forcefully grabbed her arm and then her wrist.

Dunleavy budget vetoes, legislative turmoil hitting Alaska's education system hard

Dunleavy budget vetoes, legislative turmoil hitting Alaska's education system hard

Even scholarship programs that seemed safe from the governor's cuts have been swept away amid disorder in the 2019 Legislature.

How Alaskans say they'd bridge the budget gap

How Alaskans say they'd bridge the budget gap

A rally at the Alaska Airlines Center on Tuesday drew hundreds of Alaskans who voiced their opinions against Gov. Mike Dunleavy's $444 million in budget vetoes. So we asked — How would you bridge the budget gap?

Unyielding: Alaskans and lawmakers on both sides unmoved over vetoes, special session

Unyielding: Alaskans and lawmakers on both sides unmoved over vetoes, special session

Gov. Mike Dunleavy's budget vetoes have triggered impassioned responses across the state with Alaskans on both sides of the conversation.