The Rasmuson Foundation, through its program Plan4Alaska, today released an analysis of state revenue options they say shows new revenue bills offered by finance committees in the State House and State Senate to restructure use of Permanent Fund earnings are insufficient to meet Alaskaâ€™s budgetary needs.
Why is it social conservative groups love cartoons to prove their point?
In 2013, local cable TV and data communications company GCI spent millions to buy and upgrade KTVA, in both technology and on-air talent, to compete with KTUU. It is now closing in on three years since KTVA launched their new slate of news products. Are those changes paying off?
The belief among local Republican Party officials is that Rep. Jim Colver (R-Palmer) is working to form a bipartisan majority coalition in the state house, that his voting in opposition to the Houseâ€™s Republican leadership too often appears to be growing. Now multiple local party officials are searching for pressure that the party establishment can exert to bring Colver â€œback in line.â€
Now that this yearâ€™s Municipal elections have been put to bed, letâ€™s take a quick look at how next yearâ€™s races could shape up.
After a few days have passed in order to let the election results settle out, now is a good time to look at what we can take away from what happened Tuesday.
This morning newly announced Democrat candidate for Congress Steve Lindbeck sent out an email titled â€œWhy Iâ€™m Running For Congress.â€ Sending such a message to introduce yourself to voters is a standard procedure for statewide campaigns. As their campaigns began to mobilize in recent weeks U.S. Senate candidates Margaret Stock and Sen. Lisa Murkowski wrote similarly titled messages.
One Republican isn’t running, one might run, the rest start the blame game. Its Friday in the Sun!!!!!
Earlier today Steve Lindbeck announced he would be running for the Democratic Party’s nomination to challenge Congressman Don Young. New Polling conducted in March and released today shows Young may be growing more vulnerable.
The Midnight Sun has learned that one potential challenger to Congressman Don Young has begun hiring campaign staff and an official announcement of his candidacy is imminent.