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Stories with person: Hollis French
  • Lawmakers aim to complete work on time 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 4:52 am
  • JUNEAU, Alaska - Several major pieces of legislation remained in play as lawmakers aimed to finish their work on time.

  • 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.

  • Alaska Senate passes capital budget 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 10:46 pm
  • JUNEAU, Alaska - The state Senate passed a $2.2 billion state capital budget Friday, along with a bill to raise the borrowing limit of the Alaska Municipal Bond Bank Authority as part of an overall package to help build a new heat and power plant at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

  • 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."