When asked in an interview with Politico how the new administration should approach the issue of climate change Governor Bill Walker described the mounting costs of climate change to Alaska.
This annual tradition was once again held on Saturday, and since you may not have had the time to attend, and the event isn’t live streamed anywhere, we’ll help you out by telling you the five things you need take from the event. Think of it as a CliffsNotes version of the two hours of political back and forth.
In our February 26 episode, Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar discuss our takeaways from the legislature’s town hall style Anchorage caucus meetings on Saturday.
We are also joined by Alaska Dispatch News owner Alice Rogoff to discuss the state of news coverage of politics in Alaska.
How popular, or unpopular, is President Donald Trump?
If you are like me, you enjoy following the perpetual drama that is a president’s approval rating and trying to figure out what factors are affecting it. The problem with trying to do that in the era of President Trump is the polls rarely agree with where he stands or how his numbers are moving.
Candidates for local office in Anchorage are off to a much slower fundraising start in 2017 compared to 2016.
In our February 19 episode, Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar discuss what Forrest heard about the new Trump administration during his time in Washington D.C. this week, our take on the latest fantasy state legislature league scores, and what to expect in the upcoming Anchorage municipal elections.
We are also joined by Ian Lang of Alaska’s Future to discuss the where discussions on a comprehensive solution to the state budget crisis stand and where they are likely to go.
Now, a national group called Alliance for Healthcare Security has launched TV ads in several states, including Alaska, aimed at ramping up that resistance.
The many tales of Eagle River politics and Cathy Giessel’s bad, bad week. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!
As Alaska watches its budding marijuana industry get off the ground, some congressional lawmakers are banding together to draw attention to issues facing the industry. Today, they formed a Cannabis Caucus… and Congressman for All Alaska Don Young is a founding member.
Today, they formed the Cannabis Caucus… and Congressman for All Alaska Don Young is a founding member.
Last month The Midnight Sun told you how Alaska legislators and both major political parties spent Martin Luther King Jr. Day pressing lobbyists for cash. MLK Day just happens to fall on the eve of the legislative session, just hours before legal barriers to in-session fundraising by legislators begin.