The tragic slaying of 5 police officers in Dallas, TX Thursday evening has spurred a renewed effort to pass legislation in Alaska aimed at providing health insurance benefits to survivors of law enforcement officers and firefighters who die in the line of duty.
Wednesday, the Mat-Su Business Alliance held a legislative candidate forum and had a pretty great showing of candidates.
After evaluating over a dozen primary races we are now ready to call a few of them.
Do you know who Greg Jones is? No? Neither did anyone else until he decided to make this his campaign logo
Alaska Division of Elections Director Josephine Bahnke has ruled that State House candidate Ross Bieling is eligible to run for office in Alaska this fall.
The one thing this race definitely does not lack is colorful and energetic candidates. You might recognize the names Dustin Darden, David Nees, and Ed Cullinane from their many previous runs for public office.
After being told by the Alaska Republican Party for the last week Gov. Walker was defiantly going to choose either former Rep. Beth Kertulla or Marcia Davis for Attorney General, we learned today neither was the choice.
In fact, there is no evidence either was even in the running.
; Today is a not-so-obviously big day in this year’s election cycle. Candidates filed to run in party primaries who might be having second thoughts…
Saturday afternoon Palmer Republican State House candidate Nancy Campbell announced she was dropping out of the race.
Legislators are discussing whether to hold their special session in Juneau or Anchorage. One interesting element of such a decision would be it would prohibit any sitting legislator from raising campaign money in Alaskaâ€™s largest city and commercial hub for the duration of that session.