This morning the Anchorage event was single out for its impressive turnout by co-managing editor of Bloomberg Politics Mark Halperin on MSNBC’s morning show Morning Joe:
In mid-November Governor Bill Walker announced he was shaking things up in his office by replacing Jim Whitaker with Scott Kendall as Chief of Staff. I told you at the time there was a lot of buzz among political insiders that the move was just the beginning of a larger makeover of the Governor’s office.
In our January 22 episode, Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar are joined by City and Burrough of Juneau Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl and Fairbanks Daily News-Miner political reporter Matt Buxton to discuss happenings from the first week of the 2017 legislative session.
Gabby and Charisse fight, Begich comforts Dems, and Nees steps in and then goes off. It’s Friday in the Sun!
Gov. Bill Walker may be having a hard time convincing Alaskans and state legislators he is on the right track, but national political journalists appear to be sold.
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 Alaska State Senate Majority held their first press conference today. If you don’t have a half-hour of free time to watch the whole thing, here are our CliffsNotes version of what was said.
Today is the first day of the legislative session and it is becoming an annual tradition at The Midnight Sun to offer you a fun breakdown of the latest lobbyist registration reports on kickoff day.
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.
Yes, President-elect Donald Trump is about to occupy the most powerful office in the world. Before you get too excited or depressed by the possibilities that reality offers, The Hill tells us why 9 senators, including Alaska’s own Sen. Lisa Murkowski, could play a major role in restraining his agenda.