In our April 7 episode, Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar discuss what happened in Anchorage’s local elections now that all the votes are in, what is going on in the state budget and PFD reform efforts, and the state of internet privacy protection legislation. We are also joined by Assemblyman-elect Felix Rivera to talk about what he saw and heard on the campaign trail and his thoughts as a member of the LGBT community on legislators objecting to letting Drew Phoenix serve on the Alaska Human Rights Commission because he is transgender.
Sullivan’s family business, Meyer’s ethical conundrums, and Alaska GOP fears Walker. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!
The eye wars return, Nees finds APOC’s weakness, and people get snow stupid. It is Friday in the Sun!
Gabby and Charisse fight, Begich comforts Dems, and Nees steps in and then goes off. It’s Friday in the Sun!
The Alaska State House Majority held their first press conference of the legislative session earlier today. Since you likely don’t have a half-hour to watch and take it all in, here is a quick look at the major messages we heard.
The 60 people we elected to represent OUR values in the legislature and the groups formed to help recruit and elect them spend this day in pursuit of a donation to their own self-interests.
High times for Mayor Dan, victory for Ashley Reed, and faculty flak for Jim Johnson. It’s Friday in the Sun!
That LeDoux can apparently now do both has raised concern with some legislators because she now occupies the powerful post of House Rules Committee Chair. In that position, she can control which bills get to the floor of the House for a vote and which die without ever being considered by the full body.
In our January 8 episode, Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar discuss the shooting in Fort Lauderdale, Alaska’s revolving door between the news media and political jobs, and as many as ten ballot questions that could appear on the ballot in Anchorage’s upcoming election. We are also joined by incoming House Rules Chair Gabrielle LeDoux to discuss how the bipartisan House majority came together and if it will hold, Sen. Pete Kelly’s comments this week that the legislative session will be a fight between capitalism and socialism, and Sen. Kevin Meyer’s attempts to outlaw her PAC.
Vazquez’ APOC pain, David Wilson’s vendettas, and Don Young still scaring DC. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!