Alaska’s U.S. Rep. Don Young compared the amendment to rat turds.
Other Trump-adverse moderates refused to weigh in. Three, including Murkowski, would need to oppose the move in order to stymie a hypothetical effort to put a conservative justice on the court just months before the election.
The much more Trump-friendly U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan has not yet released any statement.
The program would allow Alaska Native villages claim broadband spectrum before it goes out to auction, allowing them to set up their own communications networks to beam internet and information into their communities.
It’s this lack of urgency in fixing the program—encapsulated by an administration seemingly caught flat-footed, unable to seize upon its victory in court—that makes the governor’s words so tone deaf.
Gross has outraised Sullivan every quarter since entering the race.
Good news for Galvin, who’s got a slight edge according to the publicly available polling.
Every statewide Republican on the ballot is underwater with their approval rating, but it’s looking really bad for the one Republican not on the ballot this year.
Alaska Native tribes have an opportunity to own part of the airwaves on their land, but they’ll have to act fast before they go to auction.
Sullivan held up Gen. Brown’s confirmation to secretary of the U.S. Air Force for several weeks over a dispute involving the basing of KC-46 refueling tankers.