The summer has seen a lot of effort going into defining the discussion of how to solve Alaska’s fiscal problems. Alaska has a roughly $3.5…
The unavoidable truth is this: when Alaska Republicans actually have to compete for votes, win debates, and motivate people to vote, they lose.
A little over a month earlier Bannock asked the Governor on his show if he would be pursuing a reserves tax as part of his cal for special session this fall. At that time the Governor said he wouldn’t. Listen to the audio to hear the Governor’s explanation for why he changed his mind.
Here is a list of statements made by elected leaders and those in the industry about Shell’s decision to pull out of their off shore oil development in the Chukchi Sea.
In response to an ADN article detailing problems in Sen. Lesil McGuireâ€™s office related to the authorization of spending $6500 on staff travel to the National Council of State Legislatures (NCSL) in Seattle, McGuire this morning attacked fellow legislators for their spending habits at that same conference.
An internal flap over spending for travel by legislators and staff is now boiling over into the campaign season.
When the Legislature and Governor ended the Alaska Film Tax Credit program this summer everyone figured it would cause some stress in the film community, but who could have guessed it would devolve into telenovela drama so badly one company would feel the need to lawyer up to protect their reputation.
A ballot initiative that could be voted on during the 2016 state general election appears to have strong support, according to polling released exclusively to TMS.
TMS adds some information to the discussion by posting the contracts of the contractors.
Polling conducted after the state legislature ended its prolonged summer budget standoff, and released exclusively to TMS, sheds new light on public perceptions of the state budget debate and calls into question polling released earlier this summer.