- Winners, losers from Alaska's legislative session Updated: Jun-11-15 10:55 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The state of Alaska avoided a partial shutdown of state government when both chambers of the Legislature on Thursday passed a compromise budget. If Gov. Bill Walker signs off on the $5 billion operating budget, it means more than 10,000 state workers won't get pink slips at the beginning of July.
- Alaska lawmakers OK $5 billion budget in 2nd special session Updated: Jun-11-15 10:22 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - After months of negotiations, the Alaska Legislature on Thursday approved a $5 billion budget that reduces spending while tapping the state's reserves to help with multibillion-dollar deficits brought on by low oil prices.