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Stories with person: Hollis French
  • Some lawmakers losing patience with session 
    Updated: Apr-25-14 2:13 am
  • JUNEAU, Alaska - While lawmakers reached a tentative agreement on the education package that sent their session into overtime, another long-simmering issue re-emerged, further prolonging the situation and causing some lawmakers' nerves to fray.

  • Lawmakers plan to power through on education 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 6:37 am
  • JUNEAU, Alaska - After blowing past midnight on what was supposed to be the last day of session, Alaska lawmakers planned to plow on with their work on Monday in a bid to resolve their differences on education.

  • Senate Finance unveils education bill rewrite 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 12:16 am
  • JUNEAU, Alaska - The Senate Finance Committee proposed an overhaul to a broad-ranging education bill Friday, opting to provide additional money to districts outside the per-pupil funding formula. Critics called the approach disappointing.

  • Chenault: Early end possible if things go perfect 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 12:22 pm
  • JUNEAU, Alaska - House Speaker Mike Chenault says lawmakers could still meet their goal of finishing their work before Easter "if things go perfect."