Today at 5 PM was the deadline to drop out for candidates who filed to run for local office in Anchorage this spring. Two of them did.
One campaign appears to be coalescing into the â€œestablishmentâ€ Republican choice.
Here is a statement from the Alaska Democratic Party detailing how those interested in applying to replace Rep. Max Gruenberg in the state legislature can go about it.
It appears Amy Demboski was not expecting a challenger in her run for re-election to the Anchorage Assembly.
Today the House District 16 Democrats and Alaska Democratic Party announced the process and timeline to fill the State House vacancy resulting from Representative Max Gruenbergâ€™s passing.
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Governor Bill Walker and Lt. Governor Byron Mallott today mourned the passing of Representative Max Gruenberg.
â€œThis is a significant loss for all of Alaska,â€ Governor Walker said. â€œMax has been a steady and respected voice in the legislature. Donna and I are covering his loved ones with prayer during this very difficult time.â€
Rep. Gruenberg is survived by his wife, Kayla Epstein, his sons and daughter-in-law.
Governor Walker ordered flags to be lowered concurrently for Rep. Gruenberg and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
Here is the best, most entertaining, and on-point speech I’ve heard about the state of Alaska’s budget. The kicker is these words were spoken on May 2, 2002. It is amazing how history has repeated itself.
Donny Olson cuts his deal, unions pony up, and Begich files for office…..Its Friday in the Sun!!!!!
Former mayoral candidate Dustin Darden has filed to run for the West Anchorage Assembly seat. He joins a crowded field that currently includes former Assemblyman Adam Trombley, Ira! Perman, and former state legislator Eric Croft.