With ballots expected to be finalized next week, the litigation is set for a turnaround that would make the Alaska Redistricting trial look glacial.
The Senate’s health care bill continues to put Alaska’s Senior Senator, Lisa Murkowski, in the national spotlight as one the bill’s must-have votes. Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar discuss the politics of the situation and then we invite in Becky Hultberg from the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association to tell us how the policies in the bill will affect Alaskans. We also delve into the state legislature’s remaining work to be done on oil and gas tax credits and recent polling being done in Anchorage that may illuminate April’s mayoral election.
A challenger emerges for Don Young, Anti-Demboski fervor fizzles, and Ruedrich has a bad week. Its Friday in the Sun!
The latest APOC reports are out for Anchorage’s spring elections and they give us pretty good clues about who’s contending, who’s pretending, who’s hoping to get paid, and who’s putting their members’ money where their mouths are.