GOP leadership officially gave up on the last last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare, sparing Alaska’s senators from taking a position on the bill.
The proposed measure would raise between $300 million and $325 million per year.
There’s not enough time to get a full report on the impacts of the bill from the CBO, but other groups are doing their best to understand how it’ll work.
Walker says health care should be addressed in a thoughtful, bipartisan manner.
It’s the second year in a row Alaskans will get a smaller dividend, but this time it’s with the support of the Legislature.
Conservatives accused Walker of whitewashing history, but it’s not the independent governor who needs a history lesson.
Alaska campaigns are getting started early. This week hosts Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar dig into Gov. Walker’s first fundraiser, all the entrants into the GOP Lt. Gov. primary, and how that can impact the Anchorage mayoral race. Then our man in Fairbanks, Matt Buxton sits down with Rep. Scott Kawasaki about his run for state senate.
Fisher has served as the commissioner for the Department of Administration for the last three years.
Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott kicked off their reelection campaigns on Tuesday night in Anchorage at a fundraiser hosted the Atwood Mansion.
Gov. Bill Walker has settled on Oct. 23 for a much-anticipated special session on revenue, according to an email sent to legislators today.