In honor of last night’s skinny repeal, we’ll be doing a somewhat skinny Friday in the Sun.
Murkowski’s opposition to the GOP-driven Obamacare repeal process has been simmering for months and crystallized over the last few days.
Two members of the House Majority’s leadership voted against the budget because it didn’t fully fund the dividend.
The Legislature is set to gavel in at 11 a.m. today with a conference committee meeting to adopt the compromise set for 1 p.m.
The long-rumored matchup became a reality today when Kawasaki officially filed to run against Kelly.
The president accused Murkowksi of letting down Republicans and the country, but not of letting down Alaska.
The motion still passed and the Senate is moving into a 20-hour debate on the health care bill. Sullivan voted in favor of the motion.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing for a Tuesday vote to begin debate and other proceedings on a bill to repeal Obamacare. He just…
The swift and smooth passage of the capital budget—even though it’s historically late—would restore an ounce of credibility to the Legislature.
Hosts Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar are both out this week so The Midnight Sun’s editor, Matt Buxton, fills in as host this week. He’s joined by Fair Anchorage community organizer Andrea Zekis to talk about Alaska Family Action’s latest effort to roll back anti-discrimination laws in Anchorage. The group and its supporters submitted signatures this week for an initiative that would institute requiring people use the bathroom that matches their birth certificate. We also hear from friend of the podcast Genevieve Mina, who’s out in Washington D.C., with a first-row seat for the latest developments on health care. Finally, we’ll catch up with Fairbanks Rep. Steve Thompson to talk about the historic delay of the capital budget, what it means and why it happened.