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The Alaska Legislature will go at least into a 92nd day as debate continues over HB 278, the omnibus education bill and centerpiece to a legislative session that has come to be called at Gov. Parnell's suggestion, the "education session."

Pat Forgey
Alaska senators have approved an extension for the state's film tax credit program, pushing its end back to 2018. But for the new lease on life to take effect, the Alaska House of Representatives must approve the Senate's version.Pat Forgey
The wrangling over Alaska's education funding bill continued on Tuesday in a special committee made up of House and Senate members, who seemed as far apart as ever in the debate over how, and how much, funding to provide Alaska's schools.Pat Forgey
Some Western Alaska leaders worry that a proposed ballot initiative to legalize marijuana will place undue burden in already strained rural Alaska villages.Suzanna Caldwell
In the waning hours of the 2014 legislative session Alaska lawmakers introduced, then reduced, then ultimately eliminated a budget item that would have put up money to "influence the outcome" of a ballot initiative vote. It was the right thing to do, though it highlighted the need for a more transparent budget process.Dermot Cole
The back and forth over state funds set aside for a proposed indoor tennis facility in Anchorage has ended. Legislators hashing out the state capital budget have decided to use the remaining $4.4 million for another purpose.Sean Doogan
Joe Miller officially announced his candidacy for the Alaska Republican Party's 2014 U.S. Senate nomination in front of approximately 200 energetic supporters in Wasilla on Monday night.Alex DeMarban
On Monday, a day after the legislative session was supposed to end, the House began debating amendments to its capital budget, which didn't see the light of day until late Saturday.Dermot Cole
Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, called it "unfortunate" that the Legislature went beyond the 90-day limit, but said it couldn't be helped. Disputes between the House and Senate on House Bill 278, which began as Gov. Sean Parnell's omnibus education bill, have proven to be a sticking point. Pat Forgey
The Alaska Legislature gave official recognition to 20 Native languages. It's a symbolic gesture, lawmakers say, but it won approval shortly after 3 a.m. Monday in no small part because dozens of Native people who are passionate about their languages spent all day and most of the night in the hallways and galleries.Dermot Cole