suicide en 3/18/14 KNBA News - Legislators consider buying a legislative office building in Anchorage <p>Buying rather than leasing a legislative office building in Anchorage would save the state $2.4 million a year, according to Rep. Mike Hawker, Legislative Council chair.</p><p>The Alaska House has rejected extending a perk to military same-sex partners - the use of their home-state drivers' license when here temporarily.</p><p>The House Finance committee is looking at ways to handle the state's debt to employee pensions.</p><p>Alaska's life expectancy is 34th in the nation, and that of Alaska Native people is seven years less than that of Alaskan non-Natives.</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 05:45:30 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 9012 at