Tracy out, Stieren in, and Clary on the sidelines? It’s Friday in the Sun!!!!
After being told by the Alaska Republican Party for the last week Gov. Walker was defiantly going to choose either former Rep. Beth Kertulla or Marcia Davis for Attorney General, we learned today neither was the choice.
In fact, there is no evidence either was even in the running.
Lisa ramps up, AKGOP rallies for Trump, Begich’s people rally against Herron. It’s Friday in the Sun!
Now with the Legislatureâ€™s Special Session winding to an end, some legislators are eyeing a shift in the proposal to increase fishing taxes to favor one set of fishing interests at the expense of another.
Someone doesn’t like efforts by Governor Walker and state legislators to “replumb” state finances and use Permanent Fund earnings to fund state government. But at least they are getting creative in their disapproval.
Ethan and Bill lose staff, senate races intrigue, and Lisa turns 35-ish. It’s Friday in the Sun
With all of these efforts to keep the pressure on, why is the Legislature acting like there is no pressure on them at all?
; Governor Bill Walker’s office this morning issued a press release calling assertions that the state has added 500 jobs since January “misinformation.” His…
Just before the legislative session began I did a breakdown of which lobbyists would be lobbying for which interests. Some lobbyists, however, donâ€™t report many of their clients until the session gets underway and many acquire clients as the session progresses. So now that the Legislature is going well into overtime, the lobbying picture is much clearer.
Speaking in Bethel at a Rasmuson Foundation sponsored community gathering on the stateâ€™s fiscal crisis Lt. Governor Byron Mallott made it clear Governor Bill Walker has no intention of letting state legislators adjourn session and leave town without finding a comprehensive solution to the $4 Billion state budget shortfall.