Snyder has her eyes set on unseating Rep. Lance Pruitt and has already outraised her 2018 campaign, which brought her within 200 votes of the Dunleavy-aligned Republican.
Usually Summers in Alaska are a time when fishing, vacations and recreation push politics out of people’s minds May through August. Not this year. The ongoing controversy over the budget, vetoes, and the very real Recall has kept the politics pot boiling.
Maybe it’s the legislators in Juneau that want the vetoes to stand, Sen. Mia Costello argued.
House Republicans were eager to stake their claim on the 40-member Alaska House even though one of the 21 members has not yet secured his election.
Sorry for the delay everyone, today’s roundup of races includes quite a few rematches so I spent the day running down the rabbit hole of…
Without the additional funding, public defenders would be working beyond their ethical limit leading to slowdowns, delays and mistakes.
Fallout continue from a handful of legislators’ bad to unacceptable behavior, while the supplemental budget and Medicaid spending continued to dominate debate.
There’s been plenty of unknowns and questions about the deal, but most of the meeting was spent asking about rumors and conspiracies about “The Chinese.”
There’s rising concern that the behavior of a handful of legislators is fueling threats, perhaps even intentionally.
As the state financial crisis brings Alaska within two weeks of a state government shutdown, Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar get a blow-by-blow account of the legislature’s budget battle from the Alaska Dispatch News’ on-the-ground reporter, Nat Herz. Before getting to Nat, Casey and Forrest talk about the shooting at in Washington D.C, the resurrection of the AHCA in the U.S. Senate, and the Alaska GOP’s stunning failure to eject any of the three Homer city council members they were targeting for recall this week.