Welcome to Friday in the Sun, the latest and sometimes greatest Alaska politics column published on a Friday. As always, we don’t really know what…
There’s been plenty to draw about this week.
The complete veto of state funding for public radio stations by Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy isn’t likely to force any stations immediately off the air,…
Forward funding vs. forward de-funding.
Four legislators claimed the maximum amount.
The satellite-based emergency relay network is still in place, but the vetoes will hit rural public radio stations that also play a strong role in keeping their communities informed and safe particularly hard.
The University of Alaska has escaped the worst-case scenario, but there are still major cuts in its future.
Sponsors say they believe the changes would increase oil revenue to the state by about $1 billion a year.
The governor pledges a third special session focused on the dividend.
It’s good to be back.