On our June 4 episode of Alaska’s most listened-to political podcast, Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar discuss the continuing state budget standoff in Juneau and the launch of the decline to sign effort to combat Jim Minnery’s anti-transgender ballot prop in Anchorage. Casey and Forrest also talk with former Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell about Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s visit to Alaska this week and America’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accords.
In the April 23 episode of Alaska’s most listened to political podcast, Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar discuss the state budget gridlock in Juneau, certification of Jim Minnery’s restroom initiative targeting transgender people in Anchorage, why Real ID matters, and a new poll showing how gubernatorial hopefuls might do in their primary races. We are also joined by State Senator Berta Gardner to talk about everything that is happening — or not happening — in the legislature.
Anchorage elections are here!. What is being said, where are the parties, and what is the turnout so far? It’s Friday in the Sun!!!
To start things off we’re going to resurrect the Soapy Smith Awards, once given by our delightful forerunner The Alaska Ear in the old days of the Anchorage Daily News. As the Ear would describe it, “Soapy Smith Award — a citation for dubious achievement, named in honor of Skagway’s Gold Rush con man and all-around scoundrel.”
It was a shocking moment, but delegates shouldnâ€™t have been shocked by the comments themselves.
At least the Alaska delegates shouldnâ€™t. They have been hearing them, complete with a non-endorsement, from the faith-based wing of their own state party.
For those looking to get their evangelical politics on this election cycle, here is an event just for you.
An email sent out Wednesday—in the wake of Trump winning Indiana and becoming the presumptive Republican nominee by Alaskaâ€™s most politically active Conservative Christian group may be the first warning sign that Alaskaâ€™s socially-conservative base may be a problem for Alaska Republicans in November.
Why is it social conservative groups love cartoons to prove their point?
If the referendum does make it to the April ballot, donâ€™t expect a repeat of four years ago. Here are 5 reasons why.
Dems pulling together to elect their guy, Republicans ignoring their girl, and union fraud finally on trial. Its Friday in the Sun!!!