; Even the best bloggers and prognosticators get it wrong sometimes and I did last week when I posted the voter registration numbers from before…
If you want to see real progress for civilization, look up north to the last frontier â€“ Alaska. The state senate has just passed a criminal justice reform bill that may be a model for other states to follow. The example doesnâ€™t just end with the law, itâ€™s also a first hand look at what could happen when people across the aisle work together.
In the last few days, two Alaska State House Representatives have attracted primary opponents.
For a glimpse into just how precise Facebook ad targeting is getting, look to Washington, D.C. Specifically look to 1849 C Street, N.W., a few blocks from the White House, where youâ€™ll find the headquarters for the Department of the Interior, the federal agency tasked with managing national parks, federal land and natural resources.
The Midnight Sun has begun actively searching out Alaska bloggers. These are folks who write their thoughts for recreation and their topics tend to vary widely. Their sites arenâ€™t monetized or widely read. They are more of personal outlet than a business model. Many tend to only follow politics from afar and post an opinion only when the mood strikes. Because of that, I believe they often represent the more genuine, unspun voice that politicos need to hear or see.
Stock’s numbers are out, the GOP convention nears, and Ethan head to Juneau. Its Friday in the Sun!!!
; Governor Bill Walker’s office this morning issued a press release calling assertions that the state has added 500 jobs since January “misinformation.” His…
The good Mayor of Anchorage Ethan Berkowitz ate his Wheaties this morning. He came out swinging at the state legislature on the Michael Dukes Show ( 6-9 AM on AM 700 KBYR) this morning over their work, or lack there of, on state fiscal issues..
Just before the legislative session began I did a breakdown of which lobbyists would be lobbying for which interests. Some lobbyists, however, donâ€™t report many of their clients until the session gets underway and many acquire clients as the session progresses. So now that the Legislature is going well into overtime, the lobbying picture is much clearer.
These data, from an April 6-10 Gallup poll, come just three months before both parties’ nominating conventions and as the candidates clamor for the remaining delegates for their respective nomination contests.