Just moments ago the Alaska Republican Party (ARP) moved to formally begin the process of defeating three Republican legislators (Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, Rep. Louise Stutes, Rep. Paul Seaton) who have joined with Democrats to form a bipartisan majority in the State House.
In the wake of an announcement from 22 newly elected state house members, mostly Democrats, that they had come together to form a new majority organization, the Alaska Republican Party released a statement including a threat from Party Chairman Tuckerman Babcock to three Republicans who joined the group that the party would actively try to unseat them.
Glass houses, new jobs, and the candidate merry-go-round. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!!
The latest campaign financial disclosure reports bring to light Rep. Gabrielle LeDouxâ€™s strategy of creating her very own political action committee, take lots of money from lobbyists then give it to friends.
We know you are thirsty for donation details, so here are some quick hits on things we noticed:
Here are five quick takeaways the rest of the media missed on candidate filing day
What was supposed to be the least interesting bill heard on what was supposed to be the final day of the legislative session took quite a turn Sunday morning.
That appears to be the major undercurrent of the State Legislature as it enters overtime in the legislative session with historic fiscal issues still to be decided.
Donny Olson cuts his deal, unions pony up, and Begich files for office…..Its Friday in the Sun!!!!!
Iâ€™ve been curious how average Alaskans, consumed by their daily lives and seemingly uninterested in policy minutiae, were digesting all of this budget talk. Since no broad-based statewide polling has yet been made public, I thought I would attend two very different budget presentations for audiences of opposing political views to see just how those audiences were taking it in.