Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Politics

Aaron Lojewski: Don’t let Fairbanks politicians overturn a popular tax cap

By AARON LOJEWSKI After a series of special meetings of the Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly seeking to break the decades-popular “tax cap” via a...

Governor seems unimpressed with education spending bill, plans press conference Tuesday

Gov. Mike Dunleavy put out a message on X/Twitter on Monday that indicates he's not entirely thrilled with the massive spending package for education...

The 907

Columns

Win Gruening: Juneau School District edges closer to a balanced budget, but what’s next?

By WIN GRUENING After a marathon public hearing last week, the Juneau School District Board of Education voted 5-2 to combine and close several schools....

Greg Adler: Property tax fairness bill is needed to prevent wacky property assessments

By GREG ADLER It is time to voice support for property tax fairness by encouraging passage of Senate Bill 242, a bill introduced by Sen....

AK Almanac

The Social

Kelly Tshibaka: Hear Dennis Prager on STAND podcast and catch him in Fairbanks on Saturday

By KELLY TSHIBAKA In a recent episode of Kelly Tshibaka’s STAND podcast, Dennis Prager, the visionary and founder of PragerU, discussed the remarkable ways America...

Tune in: Rob Yundt on the Must Read Alaska Show

By JOHN QUICK In the latest episode of the Must Read Alaska Show, host John Quick engages with Mat-Su Assemblyman Rob Yundt, an Alaska Senate...

Americans for Prosperity Alaska promotes Alaskan to government affairs role

Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s largest grassroots advocacy group has put Strategic Director Quincy Azimi-Tabrizi in charge of the government affairs folder for the...

This Just In

Defense Department investigates, finds itself without blame in Sec. Austin secret hospitalizations

An unclassified summary of a 30-day review of circumstances surrounding the hospitalization last month of Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was released Monday. The short version...

Ranked-choice voting proves a lightning rod issue in several states

By KIM JARRETT | THE CENTER SQUARE Bills to ban ranked-choice voting are causing passionate debate over a method to cast ballots that some say...