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Yearly Archives: 2018

Murkowski, Sullivan split on net neutrality vote

SENIOR SENATOR MURKOWSKI SIDES WITH DEMS; MEASURE GOES TO HOUSE Senate Democrats and three Republicans -- Lisa Murkowski, Susan Collins of Maine, and John Kennedy of...

Alice Rogoff now accused of perjury by stiffed contractor

LYING UNDER OATH ABOUT WHAT SHE KNEW? A company that rewired a building for wealthy, jet-setting Alice Rogoff wants payment for the work and says...

Shirley Marquardt gets new job title: Exec. Director of ferries

Gov. Bill Walker has appointed Shirley Marquardt as the new executive director of the Alaska Marine Highway System. She'll head up a new position in the...

Not so fast: Edgmon overstepped authority on Kito?

THE COUNCIL HAS THE POWER TO ELECT CHAIRMAN A former senator says that Speaker Bryce Edgmon does not have the authority to remove Rep. Sam...

Kito removed from key role chairing Legislative Council

Rep. Sam Kito, who represents the most liberal district in Alaska -- downtown Juneau -- was removed as chair of the Legislative Council yesterday....

Sen. Anna MacKinnon: All done with Senate

The co-chair of the Senate Finance Committee is retiring from office after 12 years in the Alaska State Legislature. Sen. Anna MacKinnon will spend...

Juneau could do worse than Etheridge for Senate

AN OLD-SCHOOL LABOR GUY WHO WANTS JOBS FOR BLUE COLLAR WORKERS By ART CHANCE SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR I don’t live in Juneau any more, but if I...

Heads and tails: Who is running for office? Don Etheridge of Juneau

  May is a busy month for filing for office. Be sure to keep up with who is jumping in the deep end of the...

House Democrats limp across finish line

SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND NO-RULES CAUCUS TOOK ITS TOLL The drama of the Alaska House both last year and this year culminated this month with a...

Stealth anti-Pebble resolution on Mat-Su agenda?

The borough manager of Mat-Su is asking the Assembly to approve a resolution that some say is a stealth endorsement of the "Yes for...

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