Murkowski Makes Staff Changes

In the wake of re-election to a new six-year term in the U.S. Senate, Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski this morning announced three staff changes affecting both her Washington D.C. and Anchorage offices.

Alaska Democrats Looking For New Face To Lead Party

Longtime Alaska Democratic Party (ADP) Executive Director Kay Brown announced late today she will be retiring in January. ADP Communications Director Jake Hamburg, who himself leaving the party at the end of this week, said this afternoon the Party will be accepting applications to fill the ED position through December 2. After that, per the APD’s party plan, a seven-member committee that includes Party Chairwoman Casey Steinau will be formed to evaluate applicants and make a hire.

First Thoughts APOC Thirty Day Reports

We are still pouring over the latest batch of Alaska Public Offices Commission (APOC) reports that were required to be submitted last night by midnight. Those reports, called 30-Day reports, cover donations from August 7- October 7 and are filed 30-days before election day.