This afternoon, Rep. Don Young released a statement with his thoughts on the Obamacare repeal and replacement bill known as the American Health Care Act (ACHA). Republican leaders have said the bill will be voted on in the House on Thursday.
Republican leaders in Congress are moving to put their bill to repeal and replace Obamacare to a vote of the House on Thursday, but Alaska’s only member of that body says he may not yet be prepared to vote for the bill
If there were any year when it would be easy to forget to vote it would be this one.
Republican’s Obamacare repeal and replace bill is scheduled for a vote in the House on Thursday, but according to Politico Playbook what House members will be voting on won’t reflect the concerns of conservative members or have a known price tag.
In our March 19 episode, Casey Reynolds and former Wasilla legislator Lynn Gattis discuss Donald Trump’s latest bout with “alternative facts”, the Alaska state budget, and what the reaction of Alaskans has been to the State Senate passing PFD reform. Casey then interviews Kenai-Soldotna area Senator Peter Micciche to get his take on the state budget and his body’s PFD reform package.
Begich rallies moderate Dems, Sadler argues with kiddies, and Felix rakes in cash. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!
New polling released exclusively to The Midnight Sun by Save Our Care, a group fighting efforts by President Trump and Congressional Republicans to repeal and replace Obamacare, shows Alaskans already have an unfavorable opinion of the bill.
Today neighbors of mine, and presumably yours too, began receiving the same mailer from the Alaska Republican Party they get before every election. You know, that yellow “Apply for your absentee ballot” mail piece the GOP has been sending out forever. Of interest to me as a watcher of local politics isn’t that the GOP sent the mailer, it’s the direct pitch to its base about why this election is important and what the choices are. That message is telling.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, attending the CERAWeek conference in Houston last week, spoke to Bloomberg about the what she is hearing from the new Trump administration on resource development in the Arctic:
In our March 12 episode, Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar are joined by former Special Counselor to the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Leslie Dach to talk with us about what impact the Trumpcare bill would have on Alaska if enacted. Forrest and Casey go on to discuss what themes and issues are rising Anchorage’s municipal races and what is happening in Juneau.