Without anyone to split the moderate or liberal votes, Democratic candidate Mary Peltola has a pretty clear path to at least 40-45% of the vote, leaving Republicans Begich and Palin in a pinch.
Legislators nixed nearly $500,000 to pay for a settlement after a federal judge found both Gov. Dunleavy and former chief of staff Tuckerman Babcock could be held personally responsible.
Why the extreme right’s infatuation with Putin shouldn’t be dismissed as yet another turn in the Cult of Trump.
If a lawmaker in a democratic government is willing to subvert and destroy the democratic traditions upon which our society is built, and gives tacit support to domestic terrorist groups, is he or she fit to serve? The members of Restoring Honor, a non-partisan, unaffiliated group of over 1,000 West Point Alumni say, “No.”
cuts and a lack of job opportunity they lose hope. 20,000 more people have left Alaska under the current Governor than have moved here. Too many of our neighbors don’t see a bright Alaska future anymore.
We’re doing a lot of fighting right now, but if we want to secure billions of sorely needed infrastructure funds for our state, it’s time, both literally and figuratively, to start building bridges.
I know all this, because I’ve known David since we were classmates at West Point: That’s when he tried to recruit me to join the John Birch Society.
The lies that led to violence on Jan. 6 are continuing to fuel far-right efforts to “reform” Alaska’s elections and “place trust back into the election process.” If they were serious about truly restoring faith in the elections, they’d take a good hard look in the mirror. But, of course, they’re not.
We’ve watched tens of thousands of people leave Alaska because they see no future for themselves and their families. A bright future is staring at us if we put people ahead of multinational corporations.
There’s reason to take the latest allegations with a grain of salt but also reason to worry there might be one more fire contributing to all the smoke coming from city hall.