Elizabeth Harball, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
The leading Democratic contenders for the White House are weighing in on Alaska politics and the ferry strike -- at least, on social media.
As Alaskans debate Gov. Mike Dunleavy's budget cuts, a different state occasionally enters the conversation to serve as a kind of cautionary tale: Kansas.
At the event, organizers said the governor's budget vetoes are not the sole reason they want to pursue a recall. But the vetoes were cited repeatedly.
‘Who are the 100?’ If budget vetoes stand, Anchorage shelter says it must choose who stays and who leaves
As prospects for a veto override look increasingly slim, organizations that provide aid to low-income, homeless and other needy Alaskans say they have already had to make tough choices. But if Gov. Mike Dunleavy's budget vetoes stand, they say some of the choices ahead will be even more difficult.