Governor Bill Walker is set to appoint a new judge to the Anchorage Superior Court in the wake of Judge Michael Spaanâ€™s retirement, and gender politics could play a role in the Governorâ€™s decision.
The facts show Hawker made a rightfully troubling and politically tone deaf deal, but singling him out is both unfair and misses the true context of the situation. For Alaska Democrats to themselves call him out is downright hypocritical and gross.
Rep. Mike Hawker’s primary opponent Ross Bieling has called for his resignation. The call comes in response to emails being made public showing collaberation between Hawker and developer Mark Pfeffer to close a $44 million deal to renovate the Anchorage Legislative Information Office.
State records show developer Mark Pfeffe donated heavily to elected decision makers while pursuing a deal to renovate the Legislative Information Office.
The Anchorage School Districtâ€™s (ASD) decision to develop a new educational curriculum for junior high and high school aged student focused on the stateâ€™s budget problems is drawing concern from conservative activists.
Sponsors of Ballot Measure 2, the initiative that legalized marijuana for adults in Alaska, are urging the state Marijuana Control Board (MCB) to create a licensing process and regulations for marijuana businesses at which adults can purchase and consume marijuana.
The Alaska Chamber held their annual meeting in Fairbanks this week where they discussed and voted on the legislative priorities to lobby state and federal officials on in the coming year.
APOC is charging State Senator Lesil McGuire for failing to disclose income from her husband, even though APOC says they told her to several times.
Gov. Bill Walker is turning the tables on environmentalists, saying Alaska needs the revenues new oil development would provide to fight climate change.