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Monthly Archives: May, 2016

Wither the gas line?

It has gotten awfully quiet Parents know that sensation they get when all of a sudden the kids are just too quiet. Well, parents, the kids...

More of our highest paid state workers

Only 20 pages or so to go of state workers paid $125,000 or more...

Road to common sense: Governor has a decision

  Juneau has jumped through every hoop Back in the late 1960s, the road north out of Juneau ended at Eagle River, and it was washboard...

Lawsuit is about imperial power of the governor

The State of Alaska owes doctors and providers in Alaska hundreds of millions of dollars in back payments for Medicaid services, and the State is falling...

State stalls payments on Medicaid; out of money

Doctors and other Medicaid providers around the state began receiving letters today from the Alaska State Department of Health and Social Services stating that...

Portland and Anchorage: Homelessness policies adrift

Portland, Ore. launched a six-month experiment in February: Between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m., street dwellers can erect tents, structures, roll out their sleeping bags...

Budget: Governor loses support on gasoline tax

BUDGET IS THE DEAL BREAKER: Alaska Trucking Association on Tuesday withdrew its support for Gov. Bill Walker's proposed 100 percent increase of the motor...

Here’s what Anchorage PD and FD pay raises look like

On May 24, 2016 the Anchorage Assembly, by a vote of 8-3 (Starr, Demboski, Flynn voting no) passed pay raises for city police and...

Governor Bill Walker’s Hunger Games

DEMOCRATS PLAYING GAMES WITH ALASKANS' LIVES: Gov. Bill Walker was given his orders by the Alaska Democrats last week and, like a good Democrat himself, he...

Alaska Legislature’s Musk Ox Caucus explainer

Jim Colver, R-Palmer; Paul Seaton, R-Homer; Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Muldoon; Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak; Neal Foster, D-Nome; Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham. 'OVIBOS MOSCHATUS' CAUCUS: A month ago, the Legislature was...

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