Andrew Kitchenman, Alaska Public Media & KTOO - Juneau
Gov. Mike Dunleavy appointed Anchorage Republican Mel Gillis after Josh Revak moved up from the House to fill the Senate vacancy caused by the death of Sen. Chris Birch.
Advocates for the proposed ballot initiative say it would promote more open politics in the state — but state Republican leaders say it’s unconstitutional.
As the Alaska Legislature’s chief budget analyst, Teal has been the go-to source for nonpartisan information on state spending and revenues. That will end next month when Teal retires. And budget experts say Teal’s work will be missed.
Bruce Tangeman has resigned as commissioner of the Alaska Department of Revenue, the Office of the Governor announced Nov. 15.
The governor said he views “education as the cornerstone to any society.”
A state judge ruled on Thursday that school funding for this year that the Alaska Legislature passed last year is valid.
The state posted a request for proposals for a law firm that has experience arguing cases in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.
A crowd in Anchorage's Cuddy Park to sign a petition to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy (Photo: Zachariah Hughes - Alaska Public Media, Anchorage) A national expert in recalls...
The group seeking to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy has sued over the rejection of its recall application.
The plaintiffs argue that having their rates more than double in a single month is unreasonable and made without reasonable notice. They also say that residents are faced with decisions like divorce and bankruptcy as a result of the increases.
Recall supporters are expected to appeal the action.
The Alaska Senate Republicans voted Saturday to confirm Rep. Josh Revak to fill a vacant Senate seat in Anchorage.
The Recall Dunleavy chair says the president should stay out of state politics.
The Alaska Legislature’s top budget analyst noted that the Legislature can steer money to different parts of the university.
Anchorage Superior Court Judge Yvonne Lamoureux overruled Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer, who rejected the Alaska’s Better Elections Initiative.
In the appearances on Fox News, Breitbart News and talk radio shows, Dunleavy has drawn a parallel between the potential recall effort he’s facing and the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump.
Former assistant public advocate Kelly Parker filed the lawsuit in Anchorage Superior Court on October 8th, against Dunleavy, his former chief of staff Tuckerman Babcock, and the state.
Multiple senators, including Senate President Cathy Giessel, said they support confirming Anchorage Republican Rep. Josh Revak to the District M Senate seat.
“I’m going to come off my high horse.” Alaska’s Republican senators inch closer compromise on dividend
Why hasn’t Alaska solved the problem of what to do about the permanent fund dividend? A long-term solution faces major political obstacles.