“There’s a good likelihood we will not have service in Southeast in March,” conceded Department of Transportation Commissioner John MacKinnon on Thursday.
The administration isn’t asking for additional money for a mobile DMV program because it says there’s been little interest from rural communities. Senators weren’t buying it. “Lives may be in danger because you are waiting for them to request services that they are unaware that they need,” said Sen. Lyman Hoffman.
The administration just isn’t offering any recommendations on how to make what would be incredibly unpopular cuts.
If the governor’s justification for an expanded sweep is legitimate, could the earnings reserve account be next?
Some legislators walked away feeling that no economic analysis had been done before the budget was submitted to the Legislature.
The final rundown of legislative race previews in this week’s series.
The Senate refused to fix a last-minute amendment that could leave a key provision at risk of being overturned.
What DOE doesn’t know, Lyman in trouble, and the AKGOP welcomes Millerites back.
Four-term incumbent Rep. Bob Herron looks to be in a real fight to return for a fifth. He faces challenger Zach Fansler.
The facts show Hawker made a rightfully troubling and politically tone deaf deal, but singling him out is both unfair and misses the true context of the situation. For Alaska Democrats to themselves call him out is downright hypocritical and gross.