Andrew Kitchenman, Alaska Public Media & KTOO - Juneau


The commission said the violation occurred when the RGA reserved TV time for political advertisements without registering with the state. Listen now

There’s a large early lead for Republicans in requests for absentee ballots. Listen now

The question came at a Get Out the Native Vote forum in Juneau. Republican candidate Mike Dunleavy wasn’t there. Listen now

The other candidates for governor want to repeal Senate Bill 91. Listen now

The report lets lawmakers know that some of the things in the budget this year can’t be repeated. Listen now

A complaint said the group Families for Alaska’s Future – Dunleavy failed to report ads the Republican Governors Association bought in Alaska. Listen now

The Alaska State Troopers say they’ll guarantee that there is an officer or trooper in any courtroom where they’re requested. Listen now

The changes came two days after the release of a report that found Alaska’s only state-run psychiatric hospital is an unsafe place to work. Listen now

Bill Walker and Mark Begich have been at all seven events since the primary. Mike Dunleavy has been at three. Listen now

Walker said he would veto legislation, Begich said he would do more and Dunleavy doesn’t expect change. Listen now

It took 11 minutes for a law enforcement officer to arrive after a courtroom incident in which a woman says she was punched out. Listen now

Superior Court Judge Herman Walker’s order allows the state to continue to enforce the ban within the state’s right of way. That’s as long as the state treats political and commercial signs the same. Listen now

During a Juneau Chamber of Commerce forum, Gov. Bill Walker asked former state Sen. Mike Dunleavy about $1.1 billion in budget cuts he said he would make in January 2017. Listen now

The state told Superior Court Judge Herman Walker Jr. that it would agree to limiting some enforcement while he hears the lawsuit. Listen now

Both power brokers and conflicted voters have expressed concern that the Democratic Begich and independent Walker will compete for the same voters. Listen now

It’s nearly unprecedented for conservative and Republican candidates to share less of the vote than former Gov. Sean Parnell had four years ago. Listen now

Fewer than 100 votes could have made the difference in two races in the Kenai area. Listen now 

There’s been nearly $1.7 million in total this year in ad buys from the RGA and Families for Alaska’s Future with the Anchorage and Fairbanks network affiliates. Listen now

The plaintiffs in a new lawsuit argue it is when it targets political advertising. Alaska has banned advertising along state highways since 1949, when it was a territory. Listen now

The lawsuit follows the state Department of Transportation recently removing political signs. Listen now