Is the Governor really going to announce a $4.3 Billion budget that includes something for everyone to hate (PFD cut, increases in taxes and fees, elimination of state services and projects, and still a $892 million deficit with a call for a broad-based tax on us all to eliminate it) and think he can distract us from that boatload of pain simply by pointing to a cut in his own pay? As football player Cris Carter would say “C’mon, man!”
Two Alaska lawmakers are exploring whether they should propose legislation to overturn Obama’s actions.
A section of Anchorage Municipal Code that only a few months ago neither you, nor I, nor many Assembly members, nor (according to some) the Berkowitz administration even knew existed, may end up being the defining issue on the Anchorage ballot come April 4.
Gillam sucks up to the GOP, Grenn scores big, the Gov looking for new staff. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!!!!
In our December 11th episode, Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar discuss the controversy over questionable information posted to Facebook by Assemblywoman Amy Demboski, the censure of three Republican legislators by the Alaska Republican Party, the effects our state’s now official recession will have on our politics, and Sen. Dan Sullivan’s lack of reaction to several senators promising to investigate Russian interference in American government and elections. In addition, new Alaska Republican Party Executive Director Josh Walton stops by to discuss his new role and several Republican Party issues.
Delays in implementing two important changes to election procedures will impact not only Anchorageâ€™s spring 2017 Assembly races, but will now reverberate into the larger race for Mayor in the spring of 2018.
“The balance of the U.S. Senate is likely to turn on what happens in this race,” Sullivan said. Republicans currently hold a 54-46 majority.
Libertarians, Bahnke, and Vazquez reel, Millett’s irony, and Alaska’s un-Trumps….It’s Friday in the Sun!!!!!!
Alaska Dispatch News — Alaska Republican Sens. Dan Sullivan and Lisa Murkowski on Saturday called for Donald Trump to drop out of the presidential race after release of a tape on Friday in which he spoke of women in vulgar sexual terms.
The PFD Automatic Voter Registration initiative is already sitting pretty with major funding and no organized opposition, but those backing the move may have just received the last piece to their election night victory puzzle.