During todayâ€™s Senate Majority press availability, KTVA reporter Liz Raines asked a question we told you about in our Friday in the Sun. Senator Bill Stoltze has been pushing the idea of putting any changes to the Permanent Fund on the fall ballot as a constitutional amendment.
â€œIf this feels slightly familiar, it might be because Detroit did its own $1.4 billion pension bond deal in 2005. Ultimately, the bet was a disaster.”
Wednesday the Alaska State Senate Majority released the results of their own online poll of state policy issues . The poll primarily focuses on fiscal issues, but also includes questions on daylight savings time and school choice.
Rep. Les Gara put out his newsletter today, a fiery push back against the efforts of GCI President Ron Duncan to sway legislators into adopting his vision of a sustainable fiscal framework for the state of Alaska.
This rule change is their attempt to have their cake and eat it too. They hope to bolster their candidate recruitment efforts by selling those who might run on the idea they can get full backing of the party and their spot on the ballot while the candidate maintains their strategic distance from the party brand and the baggage that comes along with it.
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.