The president accused Murkowksi of letting down Republicans and the country, but not of letting down Alaska.
Articles by Matt Buxton
The motion still passed and the Senate is moving into a 20-hour debate on the health care bill. Sullivan voted in favor of the motion.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing for a Tuesday vote to begin debate and other proceedings on a bill to repeal Obamacare. He just…
The swift and smooth passage of the capital budget—even though it’s historically late—would restore an ounce of credibility to the Legislature.
Hosts Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar are both out this week so The Midnight Sun’s editor, Matt Buxton, fills in as host this week. He’s joined by Fair Anchorage community organizer Andrea Zekis to talk about Alaska Family Action’s latest effort to roll back anti-discrimination laws in Anchorage. The group and its supporters submitted signatures this week for an initiative that would institute requiring people use the bathroom that matches their birth certificate. We also hear from friend of the podcast Genevieve Mina, who’s out in Washington D.C., with a first-row seat for the latest developments on health care. Finally, we’ll catch up with Fairbanks Rep. Steve Thompson to talk about the historic delay of the capital budget, what it means and why it happened.
Speculating on rumors and gossip surrounding Alaska politics is a time-honored tradition. It’s time for our weekly trip through the grand, gross, weird, wild and…
The group wants to limit access to bathrooms, locker rooms and other “intimate facilities” to the gender on a person’s birth certificate.
The U.S. House of Representatives today approved a federal land transfer to Alaska for a road between King Cove and Cold Bay, making progress in…
Eleven governors, including independent Gov. Bill Walker, released a statement saying the Senate should “immediately reject” the straight repeal of Obamacare without a replacement.
Murkowski is the third senator to come out and oppose the last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare without a replacement.