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Yearly Archives: 2019

House reaches new normal: Suspend the rules

(3-minute read) THE ERODING OF THE UNIFORM RULES As the Alaska House of Representatives moves into its 23rd day of being rudderless, a new sense...

Ratings agency throws shade on governor’s dividend payback plan

FITCH ALSO NOT KEEN ON CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS One of the major ratings services has flagged the three constitutional amendments proposed by Gov. Michael Dunleavy as...

Final list of Anchorage candidates

(2-minute read) SOME DROP, SOME DON'T; HERE'S WHO STAYED IN Today was the deadline to drop out for those who filed to run in the...

SB 32 gets tough on druggies, dealers

(4-minute read) AG CLARKSON EXPLAINS ROLLBACK OF SB91 CRIME BILL Alaska's attorney general today gave Senate Judiciary Committee members a primer on one of Gov....

Nervous Nellies go after the budget director

BY ANCHORAGE DAILY PLANET Anybody could see it coming. Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s new budget director has the usual suspects more than a little nervous and...

Knopp bounces critics from his social media feed

(2-minute read) REMOVES A CONSTITUENT'S SUGGESTION THAT HE RESIGN Rep. Gary Knopp will be featured at a special Kenai/Soldotna Chamber of Commerce breakfast on Friday,...

Arsonists caught on camera being caught on fire

(1-minute read) POLICE RELEASE THIS DRAMATIC FOOTAGE Anchorage police have released a video showing two men escaping from the Yakitori Sushi restaurant early on Feb....

Loudest cheering came from congressional women — for themselves

STATE OF THE WHITE-CLAD SPECTACLE During the State of the Union Speech by President Donald Trump on Tuesday night, a group of Democrat women wore...

The Great Alaska Earthquake and the 20-20 split House of 1964

(4-minute read) WHAT HAPPENED IS COUNTER TO TODAY'S CONVENTIONAL WISDOM By ART CHANCE SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR Former Speaker of the House Bruce Kendall died in 2012 at the...

Murkowski bills focus on Native Alaskans, women

(2-minute read) CHAMPIONS NATIVE, WOMENS' CAUSES IN SLEW OF RECENT LEGISLATION Sen. Lisa Murkowski has shifted her focus in recent weeks. She has paid more...

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