January 2017

Trump Takes Hit In Polls After Instituting Travel Ban

Two different groups who track presidential job approval on a daily basis are showing President Donald Trump’s numbers dropping substantially after signing an executive order on Friday barring travel for refugees and citizens from seven Muslim countries.

The Midnight Sun Podcast (January 29)

In our January 29 episode, Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar are joined by Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz to discuss Pres. Trump’s executive orders on immigration and whether Anchorage is a sanctuary city, the meaning of and next steps for the Women’s Marches that happened across Alaska, what we’ll see on the Muni ballot in April, and snow removal.

Murkowski Delays Votes on Zinke and Perry

A Senate committee chaired by Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski has delayed votes on the confirmations of Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke for Interior Secretary and Texas Governor Rick Perry for Energy Secretary.