June 2016



Can Democrats Take Power In The State House Next Year?

Now that all of the candidates for State House have filed we can take a look at which races will have the greatest impact on how the State House organizes its leadership for the next two-year session. Are we likely to see the continued reign of a Republican majority or do the Democrats have a chance of taking control?


One Wrinkle In The Fish Wars

Now with the Legislature’s Special Session winding to an end, some legislators are eyeing a shift in the proposal to increase fishing taxes to favor one set of fishing interests at the expense of another.


Murkowski Campaign Brings Back Dillon

This afternoon the reelection campaign of U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski made official a key staff change we hinted at in our Friday in the Sun column. The campaign has brought onboard long-time Murkowski congressional staffer Robert Dillon to serve as Communications Director.