The complaints targeted a social media and mailer campaign launched by the governor’s office that attacked some of his opponents in the Alaska Legislature and boosted some of his allies.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy currently “does not see a need to fill” the state House seat left vacant by the death of Rep. Gary Knopp when voters will decide a successor in November, Dunleavy’s office said.
It was a stark reversal for the AK CARES grant program, after Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration expanded eligibility for the grants.
Senate President Cathy Giessel also has likely lost her primary election.
Stevens, an incumbent, fell behind on election night but was favored in absentee ballots.
The future of the coalition majority in the state house could be decided by the primary election this year.
Edgar Blatchford, the former mayor of Seward, and Chris Cumings, who works for a nonprofit for children and people with disabilities, are both vying for the Democratic nomination.
State will mail absentee ballot applications to seniors. Critics say that makes ballot access unequal.
Some lawmakers and advocates have raised concerns that not sending absentee applications to all voters will make it harder for younger and minority voters to send in their ballots. Those demographics tend to vote Democratic.
She likes what he does but not what he says.
Chris Cumings isn't a traditional candidate, but he says that's why he's running.
State law prohibits the use of state facilities for partisan political purposes, except to discuss political strategy or use communications equipment, as long as there is no charge to the state.
A retired carpenter and former University of Alaska regent is suing the Dunleavy administration, saying that the entire legislature must approve any state spending.
The new bill would slow rate increases to match inflation instead of instituting a one-time price hike.
The politics around reopening Alaska’s economy are getting contentious. But blame isn’t spread uniformly. And in Anchorage, a vocal contingent is faulting the mayor over policies that are largely in lockstep with the governors.
Congress is about to spend bilions to replenish loan and grant programs for small businesses. This time, Abby Laing of Anchorage hopes there’s something in it for her.
While many communities will receive money directly from the CARES Act, budget vetoes might cost other communities more than what they receive.
U.S. House candidate Alyse Galvin raised more than twice as much money as incumbent congressman Don Young during the first three months of the year.
Candidates, bonds, and on-site cannabis consumption are all on the ballot, with a Tuesday deadline for submitting votes.
The Legislature approved a budget last weekend that’s predicted to drain 70 percent of the cash left in the state's primary savings account. And things will be even worse without a substantial increase in the price of oil.
Why Alaska’s Rep. Don Young opposed ‘socialist’ coronavirus aid bill but would likely vote for it now
Alaska Congressman Don Young has only praise for the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill. But less than three weeks ago, he derided a much smaller relief package, saying it was stuffed with "socialist" ideas.