907 Updates April 28, 2019

By KTVA: Troopers investigate road rage involving Alaska school bus
By Steve Quinn: House passes a bill to strengthen sex crime laws
HB 14 passed with a 36-1 vote but still needs to be cleared by the Senate.

Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, has a similar bill in the Senate that has advanced to the Senate Finance Committee.

Both bills join a stack of crime bills proposed by state lawmakers and Gov. Mike Dunleavy.

Both chambers are accelerating crime bill hearings hoping to cobble together crime legislation before the session ends May 15.
KTOO Public Media: Behind the Scenes of the Regional Native Youth Olympics for Bering Strait School District; Electricity conservation still urged to refill Southeast hydro lakes and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Hundreds join the ‘Out of the Darkness’ walk
By Rachel D’Oro: Alaska village eyes reindeer plant idea as economic boost
By Steve Quinn: First cruise ship en route to Juneau for Sunday arrival