10 Takeaways from Rasmuson’s State Budget Polling

In a “lunch and learn” session sponsored by the House Finance Committee Rasmuson Board Chairman Jeff Cook and President and CEO DIanne Kaplan walked state legislators through polling they had conducted with the help of polling firm Strategies 360 between January 3-10 on state budget issues.

Here is our quick breakdown of the 10 takeaways from that pressentation.

Alaska’s Congressional Delegation Reacts to the State of the Union Address

It was a tense night for Republicans as President Obama, in his final State of the Union address, directly challenged the central narratives most Republican presidential candidates have been laying out in their campaigns. Most notably the line that America has become weaker and our enemies stronger under his administration. The president called such assertions “fiction” and “political hot air.”