To opponents, the vetoes targeting of schools, the University of Alaska, child care, workforce development and seniors was evidence that not everything has changed over the last four years.
Within 30 minutes of the announcement, former Gov. Bill Walker endorsed the plan.
We’re doing a lot of fighting right now, but if we want to secure billions of sorely needed infrastructure funds for our state, it’s time, both literally and figuratively, to start building bridges.
Obligatory: The 2022 election in Alaska will be unprecedented with the brand-new combination of open primaries and ranked-choice voting on the books as well as a court ruling that just took the state’s contribution limits off the books.
“I will miss him greatly,” the former governor said of Mallott. “He was an incredible, life-changing experience for me.”
Real Alaskans ONLY.
Two polls suggest the governor’s already having popularity problems.
His support for Begich is pretty much limited to the gasline, Medicaid expansion and improving the state’s relationship with Alaska Natives.
State law is strict on what candidates can do with their money.
Nearly 5,000 ballots were cast before Walker announced he had suspended his campaign.