On our June 4 episode of Alaska’s most listened-to political podcast, Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar discuss the continuing state budget standoff in Juneau and the launch of the decline to sign effort to combat Jim Minnery’s anti-transgender ballot prop in Anchorage. Casey and Forrest also talk with former Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell about Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s visit to Alaska this week and America’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accords.
It looks like dreams of Alaskans to be represented by one of their own atop the Interior Department, and the individual dreams of Alaskans Mead Treadwell and Bob Gillam to be that person, aren’t going to be realized.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), the highest-ranking woman in the House Republican leadership, will be announced as Donald Trump’s secretary of the interior, the Wall Street Journal reports.
In our December 4th episode, Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar discuss this week’s Palin vs. Trump fight, whether any of the Alaskans vying to be the next Secretary of Interior have a real shot at the job, and the taxi industry reform ordinance the Anchorage Assembly will be hearing Tuesday night. In addition, incoming House Minority Leader Rep. Charisse Millett stops by for an in-depth discussion of Alaska’s fiscal policy and the impact of 15 freshmen legislators will have this year.
No one is buying Gillam, leg staff on the move , and a battle’s a brewing in the Assembly chambers. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!!
Senator Lisa Murkowski is going public with her choice for the post. She prefers former Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell.
Lisa ramps up, AKGOP rallies for Trump, Begich’s people rally against Herron. It’s Friday in the Sun!
Stock’s numbers are out, the GOP convention nears, and Ethan head to Juneau. Its Friday in the Sun!!!
This morning I was prompted by a loyal reader with the obvious question â€œWhat’s your take on the challenger entering the U.S. Senate race?â€
Jennifer Johnston is running, Governor Walker bans travel…mostly, and political events get geared up.
Can Alaska reporters unflinchingly report on the very politicians and institutions they know they will be asking for a job in the not to distant future?