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Yearly Archives: 2019

Hollis French report: Chronic, unexplained absences

GOVERNOR PLACES OIL AND GAS CHIEF ON LEAVE A hearing officer has determined that Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Chairman Hollis French was indeed...

House bipartisan majority team shaping up

CHUCK KOPP IS RULES CHAIR The House Bipartisan Coalition, made up of 16 Democrats, one nonpartisan, two Republicans who have for years caucused with Democrats...

Republican minority announces leadership team

PRUITT, TILTON, JOHNSON LEAD THE 15 The Alaska House Republican Caucus has elected Rep. Lance Pruitt (R-Anchorage) to serve as Minority Leader of the 15-member...

Bryce Edgmon becomes Speaker: 21 to 18

By a vote of 21-18, Rep. Bryce Edgmon has become Speaker of the House of Representatives. The Republicans who voted in favor of the Democrat-turned-undeclared...

Opposition groups react to budget: ‘State of despair’

THE FIGHT OVER SCARCE DOLLARS BEGINS The governor's budget had no sooner been released, when 30 union members, led in song by AFL-CIO President Vince...

New power group forms in House: Speaker vote tomorrow

EDGMON TO RETURN AS SPEAKER Rep. Bryce Edgmon has told people in his district that since he's switched over from Democrat to undeclared, he's been...

Judge rules Rogoff must pay Hopfinger legal fees

(3-minute read) ROGUE PUBLISHER LOSES AGAIN IN COURT A judge has ruled that former Alaska Dispatch News publisher Alice Rogoff must pay 75 percent of...

Breaking: Jack Coghill, ‘Mr. Republican,’ passes

HE SIGNED THE STATE CONSTITUTION John B. "Jack" Coghill, former lieutenant governor of Alaska, has passed. He was 93 years old. Coghill was a political leader...

Dunleavy budget reduces education, Medicaid, ferries, and much more

FERRY SYSTEM TOO COSTLY TO RUN AS CURRENTLY OPERATED The top takeaway from the 2020 budget proposal by the Dunleavy Administration, which was rolled out...

The Big Reveal: Budget built from bottom up

THE BUDGET WILL ARRIVE WHILE HOUSE IS IN DISARRAY When legislators receive the governor's budget on Wednesday morning, all bets are off for organizing the...

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