This session’s Judiciary chair Sen. Lora Reinbold has spent the last year using Facebook to spread doubt and disinformation about the coronavirus and elections. Now, the GOP majority has given her a new platform.
Regardless of the cause, the message from health officials is the same: It’s not time to let down your guard and the months ahead will still be incredibly challenging despite the initial rollout of vaccines.
State, local and federal health officials are stressing transparency after a health care worker in Alaska had the nation’s first and, so far, only severe…
Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski is among a bipartisan group of lawmakers who on Monday announced their latest effort to pass a coronavirus relief package…
Officials warned that the vaccine is not to make an immediate day-to-day difference for the average Alaskan and that measures like social distancing, mask-wearing and limiting gatherings will be critical until the vaccine is widely available.
Update 6:36 p.m.: This post has been updated following Sen. David Wilson’s clarification on questions from today’s hearing. The Senate Health and Social Services Committee…
With both the money close to running dry and the deadline for the money to be spent by the end of the year approaching, state officials are pleading for another round of help.
What’s been largely left untold amid our focus on the numbers is the story from the last line of defense in the pandemic.
The issue appears to rest with the minority of far-right legislators who are closely aligned with Dunleavy and doubtful over the seriousness of the covid-19 pandemic whether the government should be involved in reducing its toll on human life.
“This is all going the wrong direction.”