â€œIf this feels slightly familiar, it might be because Detroit did its own $1.4 billion pension bond deal in 2005. Ultimately, the bet was a disaster.”
Who is Mark Schimscheimer, where is Tony Hopfinger, when will we see LGBT rights repealers, and how will legislators find a way out of voting for new revenues? Its Friday in the Sun!!!!!
This morning, the campaign announced Sen. Murkowskiâ€™s latest fundraising result: her reelection campaign has $3.1 million cash-on-hand. This effort, including over $570,000 raised during the fourth quarter, represents a new and historic fundraising record for any Alaskan holding public office in a non-election year. In total, Murkowski raised nearly $3.3 million in 2015.
South Anchorage candidate for Anchorage Assembly Joe Riggs has announced he will be â€œclosing downâ€ his campaign.
Wednesday the Alaska State Senate Majority released the results of their own online poll of state policy issues . The poll primarily focuses on fiscal issues, but also includes questions on daylight savings time and school choice.
The Fall 2015 Anchorage radio ratings books have been released. Who is up, who is down, and how did former KFQD morning show host Bernadette Wilson do in her final ratings period before being replaced by Mark Colavecchio?
Voxâ€™s Dylan Matthews took a look at how the many policy initiatives of Bernie Sanders would affect marginal tax rates on wages:
Rep. Les Gara put out his newsletter today, a fiery push back against the efforts of GCI President Ron Duncan to sway legislators into adopting his vision of a sustainable fiscal framework for the state of Alaska.
This rule change is their attempt to have their cake and eat it too. They hope to bolster their candidate recruitment efforts by selling those who might run on the idea they can get full backing of the party and their spot on the ballot while the candidate maintains their strategic distance from the party brand and the baggage that comes along with it.