The two legislators in charge of crafting the Alaska’s capital budget say with oil prices low and the state facing at least a $3.5 billion deficit there should be no “discretionary spending” this year.
Today is the first day of the legislative session so here is a fun breakdown of the latest lobbyist registration reports.
The GOP parties for Lisa, lobbyists are raking it in, and the gay wars continue, Its Friday in the sun!!!!!
The question is can he beat incumbent Representative Harriet Drummond? As impressive as many elements of Gordon’s candidacy may be, he will likely be fighting an uphill battle.
The 2016 legislative session starts in less than a week and the calendar is already getting thick with organizations trying to make sure they get their crack at bending legislative ears.
Today, the Alaska Democratic Party announced Caucus locations throughout the state where Alaska Democrats will meet on March 26th to help select their partyâ€™s nominee for President of the United States.
This morning, radio station KFQD Program Director Joe Campbell issued a statement announcing former KFQD morning radio show host Mark Colavecchio would be the long term replacement to the recently dropped Bernadette WIlson in the stationâ€™s 8:30-11AM time slot.
It isnâ€™t easy to tell someone no during the holiday season, but that is exactly what Governor Bill Walker has done to Sen. Bill Wielechowski. Walker told Wielechowski there would be no new investigation into alleged gasoline price fixing in Alaska.
East Anchorage Representative Lance Pruitt took to email Wednesday to get in one last plea for campaign donations before the end of the year. While not mentioning anyone by name, Pruitt made clear he thinks the he knows who his opponent will be â€œ…a former legislator has filed a letter of intent, and while they have not clarified if it is for the House of Senate it is likely they will seek the House seat.â€
Our nomination for the worst tax policy idea of 2015 goes to Alaska Governor Bill Walker for his proposal to reestablish the stateâ€™s personal income tax.