The decisions regarding the money will be a welcome change of pace.
It’s a bet that Alaska’s generally promising trends, declining case counts, relatively few deaths and fast vaccination rate will keep up without the state’s disaster powers.
Unfortunately, instead of inviting Alaskan public health experts and health care professionals who have been on the front lines fighting the pandemic for the last year, they have chosen instead to invite individuals pushing false claims and theories that aim to undermine guidelines and recommendations that that keep people safe.
We have waited long enough for real leadership. With the virus’ spread across Alaska, the country, and throughout the world, we cannot wait any longer. Xavier Becerra is the right person at the right time and he deserves the support of ALL senators. To delay his appointment is to prolong our suffering, and put millions of Americans’ lives in jeopardy.
Leave the politicking to another day, there’s major issues the Alaska Legislature must face on day one.
Congress and the Biden Administration must pass additional stimulus checks for families in early 2021, and Sen. Murkowski should help lead the way.
Ballot Measure 2 is aimed at empowering Alaska’s moderates and wrenching control of the state’s elections from political parties, specifically a Republican party that has placed party purity, power and Trump over everything.
Unions have a name for the kind of willful neglect demonstrated by Governor Dunleavy and his top advisors: contributing to a hostile work environment.
It started as a joke. It is still a joke.
And not to mention preposterous.