It’s going to be a busy year.
More than half of the members come with experience in climate science or renewable energy.
Walker created a new team to come up with proposals to reduce carbon emissions and help the state cope with climate change.
The initiative was initially rejected because the state found it unconstitutionally appropriated state resources. A judge has found otherwise.
The state is convinced the initiative would violate constitutional rules for initiatives.
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.
In Alaska, the commission will need to follow the letter of the law.
Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott finally made their reelection campaign official by filing paperwork in Juneau this morning. The two will be…
Hosts Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar are both back after a short summer break and boy do they have a lot to cover. There is, of course, the failure of the Trumpcare and its impact on how Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s is viewed by Americans and her own constituents here in Alaska. We also delve into the Legislature’s many, many special sessions, how the Governor and Lt. Governor primaries are already shaping up, and the unfortunate events in Chancellorsville, Virginia over the weekend. And don’t worry, Anthony Scaramucci (The MOOOOCH!) even gets some time on this week’s podcast.
Anchorage Superior Court Judge Andrew Guidi on Thursday overturned the results of the Democratic primary in Alaska’s northernmost House district, declaring incumbent Rep. Ben Nageak the winner by two votes instead of challenger Dean Westlake.