State Politics

Democrats Wrong To Call Out Hawker On LIO Deal

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.

Bieling Calls For Hawker’s Resignation

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.

Weed Advocates Push For On Site Consumption

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.