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Yearly Archives: 2019

Eastman to Knopp: Your plans cut your fellow Republicans out

(5-minute read) LAWMAKER RESPONDS TO KNOPP'S PUBLIC EXPLANATION By REP. DAVID EASTMAN I read with interest your recent article: “Republicans and Democrats must work together to...

Earthquake damage? You’ve got more time to file for assistance

(2-minute read) DUNLEAVY EXTENDS EARTHQUAKE RECOVERY APPLICATION DEADLINE Gov. Michael Dunleavy today extended the application period for the State of Alaska’s Individual Assistance Program for...

Dunleavy submits supplemental budget with a twist: Some cuts

(3-minute read) TRIMS SPENDING TO SCHOOLS, PUTS IT TOWARD EARTHQUAKE RECOVERY Today, Gov. Michael Dunleavy introduced his Fiscal Year 2019 Supplemental Budget, which was unusual...

Murkowski introduces bill to pass the Equal Rights Amendment

(4-minute read) WILL BE CHAMPIONED BY ABORTION ADVOCATES AND TRANSGENDERED U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Ben Cardin, a Maryland Democrat, introduced of Senate Resolution 6, which...

Rep. Knopp explains why he rejects Republicans

CALLS FOR A 50-50 SPLIT CAUCUS In a column that ran in the Kenai Peninsula-Clarion, Rep. Gary Knopp, District 30, explains why he doesn't believe...

Quoth the Raven

(2-minute read) ALASKA'S STATE BIRD JUST ISN'T SEXY ENOUGH? TAKE OUR POLL I'll admit it. When I'm eyeball to eyeball with an adult raven on...

State, Pharmacy Board tell pharmacies: ‘Fill legitimate opioid prescriptions’

(8-minute read) BUT PROBLEM IS DEEPER -- WHOLESALERS ARE CUTTING SUPPLY In what has emerged as a crisis within a crisis, patients with chronic pain...

After Medicaid expansion: Alaskans are failing the health test

(3-minute read) HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS, NOT MUCH YET TO SHOW Alaskans are surviving cancer better, are slapping each other less, and are quitting...

Who’s doing the vetting?

THE ANCHORAGE DAILY PLANET Two recent flubs are beginning to make us wonder: Who is doing the vetting of Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s political appointments for...

Franklin Graham to headline Governors Prayer Breakfast

(2-minute read) The president of Samaritan's Purse, Franklin Graham, will be the keynote speaker at the Governors Prayer Breakfast on March 23 in Anchorage. The...

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