Alaska Politics

Political news coverage from the Alaska Public Radio Network.

Berkowitz Seeks Tax Cuts for Alaskan Businesses

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau Ethan Berkowitz wants to make cuts to a very small portion of the state’s revenue – in exchange...

Several Alaska Native Leaders Backing Murkowski

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage Several Alaska Native leaders are backing Lisa Murkowski’s write buy cheap kamagra uk in campaign bid to hold onto...

Talk of Alaska: Scott McAdams, Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate

The political prospects for Democratic Senate nominee Scott McAdams suddenly improved when his expected opponent, Lisa Murkowski, lost the primary election.  If you...

Gubernatorial Candidates Discuss Walker, Pebble Mine

Len Anderson, KSKA - Anchorage The Gubernatorial candidates faced off yesterday at an Anchorage business luncheon. Both Republican Sean Parnell and Democrat Ethan Berkowitz...

Miller, Murkowski Resume Throwing Punches

Libby Casey, APRN - Washington DC Two of Alaska’s candidates for U.S. Senate took to the national airwaves this weekend – throwing punches and setting...

McAdams Doesn’t Plan on Changing Campaign

Ed Ronco, KCAW – Sitka Democratic Senate Nominee Scott McAdams watched Friday’s live coverage of Murkowski’s announcement with a group of his supporters in...

Three Governor Candidates React to Murkowski’s Write-In Effort

Len Anderson, KSKA – Anchorage Senator Lisa Murkowski’s announced write-in campaign even became a topic at today’s Gubernatorial candidate panel at the Anchorage Chamber...

Murkowski Announces Write-In Campaign

Ending weeks of speculation, Senator Lisa Murkowski announced her plans to run as a write-in candidate after conceding to Republican candidate...

Lisa Announces Decision

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage Lisa Murkowski has kept Alaskans in suspense about her possible write in candidacy plans today. She will be making...

Write-In Campaigns No Simple Thing

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage Ken Rudin is NPR’s political editor. He says it’s not easy to run a successful write in campaign. He...

McAdams Focusing on Presenting Self as Positive Candidate

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau While some voters might see the General Election race as an extension – or rerun – or the Republican...

Legislature Takes Look at Post-Secondary Scholarships

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau The legislative task force charged with coming up with a way to pay for postsecondary scholarships for some...

Senate Passes Small Business Bill

Libby Casey, APRN - Washington DC The U.S. Senate has passed a bill Democrats say will benefit small businesses.  It cleared the Senate Thursday on...

Small Business Bill Expected to be Welcomed by Private Sector

Len Anderson, KSKA - Anchorage Passage of the small business bill will likely be welcomed by the private sector.  The last debt crisis made lenders...

Murkowski Still Weighing Options

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC Senator Lisa Murkowski says she’s weighing “Alaska” and its future as she considers whether or not to launch...

Miller, McAdams Debate State’s Economy and the Federal Factor

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau The major issue to be argued in this year’s U.S. Senate race is how the winner of the General...

Berkowitz Proposes Lifetime Fishing, Hunting and Trapping Licenses

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ethan Berkowitz  announced the second part of his Alaskan Ownership Stake platform in Anchorage today. As...

Walker Won’t Pursue Write-in Candidacy

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau Republican Bill Walker says he’s not continuing a run for the governor’s office.   He came in second in the...

Murkowski’s Decision Will Be Announced Friday

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC Senator Murkowski plans to announce on Friday whether or not she’ll run as a write-in candidate for U.S....

Determining How Voters Make Decisions

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau How voters actually decide who will represent us – at all levels of government – has long been a...