Alaska Gov. Bill Walker asked lawmakers Wednesday to work with him to solve the state budget crisis. But few turned out for his administration's presentation on the deficit Thursday afternoon.
"Every year I look, I just go window shopping," when elections shuffle the office options, Murkowski said. "And I never found the office that was right."
The former Texas governor said Thursday he regrets calling for the elimination of the Energy Department since learning more about the scope of the agency's work.
Independent Gov. Bill Walker delivers his 2017 State of the State Address to the Alaska Legislature.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski pressed nominees on how they would adjust conservative stances to meet her needs for rural and Native populations. Sen. Dan Sullivan focused on the state’s fishing industry.
The 30th Alaska Legislature convened Tuesday, with enthusiasm masking thinly concealed conflict that had one representative pleading for lawmakers to "play nice in the sandbox."
Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Montana, repeatedly promised to work with Sen. Lisa Murkowski on Alaska-centric issues during a friendly nomination hearing Tuesday.
Lawmakers return to Juneau with the House under Democratic control for the first time in two decades. But with a GOP-controlled Senate, the ride toward a deficit-reduction plan could still be bumpy.
What's really on the menu for "repeal and replace" of Alaskans' health-care system with the Senate's new moves.
The Walrus Islands hold evidence of human occupation when Bering Sea levels were lower than they are now.
John-Henry Heckendorn, whose firm, Ship Creek Group, ran six successful legislative campaigns last year, is joining Alaska Gov. Bill Walker's administration.
Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski joined several other Republicans urging extending the Obamacare repeal deadline to March, to allow more time for negotiation of replacement plans.
Republican plaintiffs are appealing their effort to loosen campaign finance laws in Alaska, arguing that key decisions by the Supreme Court are being ignored.
It's not just Alaska's massive budget crisis on legislators' agendas — they're proposing new bills that roam far afield.
A slew of meetings, a few receptions, and dozens of bills were introduced as Alaska's members of Congress barreled into 2017.
Alaska's congressional delegation -- with help from party leadership -- is examining how to undo President Obama's executive orders.
Incoming Senate President Pete Kelly predicts the legislative session beginning in two weeks will be a battle over ideology.
A draft version of Mayor Ethan Berkowitz's proposal would create a 2 percent sales tax, which officials say could generate roughly $100 million a year.
Young didn't make it to a closed-door meeting in which congressional Republicans proposed gutting a nonpartisan ethics office.