President Donald Trump declared the opioid abuse epidemic ravaging the country a national health emergency at an event today, calling it the “worst drug crisis”…
A top Interior Department scientist says he was reassigned to an accounting position after talking publicly about the impacts climate change were having in Alaska.
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.
They reach the improved funding number with some creative accounting.
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.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced plans to rescind the Obama-era policy that allowed young undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the country without…
What is Alaska politics without a special session to talk about? This week hosts Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar dig into Gov. Walker’s announcement that he will call legislators back into yet another special session in late October. What will the call include and will legislators actually pass anything? Casey and Forrest will tell you. Then the discussion turns to campaign season as several state senate races appear to be shaping up and Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz officially filed his campaign finance paperwork this week, so we know he is running. Who will run against him and what are their chances? You have to listen to find out. We also talk with newly announced candidate for Lt. Governor, former Rep. Lynn Gattis about her campaign and whether she thinks legislators will get anything done in October.
The federal watchdog said further investigation would prove unproductive without Murkowski and Sullivan on the record.
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.
There hasn’t been much “calmness” to the president’s handling of North Korea this week.