The only state offices the Downtown Anchorage dwelling Flynn is eligible to run for this year are Rep. Les Gara’s State House seat or Sen. Johnny Ellis’s spot in the State Senate.
It isnâ€™t surprising then that two of the largest and most raucous rounds of applause at the convention went to current Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz and former Fairbanks Mayor and current State Senate candidate Luke Hopkins as each took to the convention stage to speak to the party faithful.
; This morning Lt. Governor Byron Mallott opened the Alaska Democratic Party convention with a feisty speech to delegates taking direct aim at the State’s…
The ongoing drama in the fate of the Legislative Information Office (LIO) in Downtown Anchorage took another turn Tuesday with a threat of a lawsuit over the deal officially being delivered by the deal’s financiers.
It appears a new, post-Randy Ruedrich, day has dawned for the Alaska Republican Party.
An email sent out Wednesday—in the wake of Trump winning Indiana and becoming the presumptive Republican nominee by Alaskaâ€™s most politically active Conservative Christian group may be the first warning sign that Alaskaâ€™s socially-conservative base may be a problem for Alaska Republicans in November.
A new type of fundraising vehicle created as a partnership between the Hillary Clinton campaign and state Democratic parties, including Alaskaâ€™s, is greatly benefiting Clinton, while leaving little for the state parties.
The Sanders campaign is using a little known party rule to bar 222 of their own supporters from being Alaska delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia later this summer.
Senate Bill 91 goes a long way to remedy these failures. It funds programs and supervision strategies that work to reduce recidivism and shifts away from strategies that donâ€™t. It gives practitioners the best tools to measure risk of re-offending and focus their resources on those who need it most. It adopts strategies that have reduced crime and prison populations in other states, like Georgia, South Dakota, Utah, and Texas. It is by any account, the most significant paradigm shift in our approach to criminal justice since statehood. Killing it with a well-intentioned amendment would be demoralizing and quite frankly heart-breaking.
Palmer Mayor DeLena Johnson has filed a letter of intent with the Alaska Public Offices Commission to run for State House. The move allows Johnson to begin raising money for her campaign.