Today at 5 PM was the deadline for candidates filed to run for local office to drop out and have their names taken off the ballot.
In the wake of a national uproar over Pres. Donald Trump’s executive actions on immigration and refugees, Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz and Anchorage School District Superintendant Deena Bishop jointly released the following statement Friday afternoon clarifying the school district’s policy towards checking the immigration status of children in Anchorage schools.
This morning the Anchorage event was single out for its impressive turnout by co-managing editor of Bloomberg Politics Mark Halperin on MSNBC’s morning show Morning Joe:
The Alaska State Senate Majority held their first press conference today. If you don’t have a half-hour of free time to watch the whole thing, here are our CliffsNotes version of what was said.
Klain knows the rules of politics, well at least the pre-Trump rules. In this fascinating Politico piece, he outlines the old rules Trump has rewritten. You know, things like get your facts straight, never explain and always apologize.
With election season over and the legislature set to reconvene next Tuesday, Rep. Tammie Wilson is renewing her criticism of the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and the Office of Children Services (OCS) because of what she views as overzealous actions in separating children from families.
Alaska State House Republicans have hired a new press secretary, and it’s a name you probably know.
Incoming House Rules Committee Chairwoman Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux sent a memo to legislators late Wednesday telling them because of the state’s fiscal crisis she has been forced to raise prices at the State Capitol cafeteria.
In a move billed as an effort to make things more efficient, the new bipartisan Alaska State House Majority says they are revamping subcommittee overview of each state agency’s budget.
Democratic digital consultants aren’t waiting for the party to do an official post-mortem on 2016. The debate over the future of their side’s campaign strategy is raging through the festive season.