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Yearly Archives: 2019

Tshibaka: State has made numerous concessions; IBU has dug in

By KELLY TSHIBAKA COMMISSIONER, DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION The Department of Administration, of which I serve as commissioner, is responsible for negotiating state worker union contracts. We...

US Justice Department grants $6 million to Alaska for rural safety

The Alaska Department of Public Safety received a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice for infrastructure projects such as jails or office space...

In contentious meeting, UA regents approve path to single accreditation

By KOBE RIZK In an 8-3 vote and after hours of discussion, the University of Alaska Board of Regents directed UA President Jim Johnsen to...

PR nightmare – Student rep pushes anti-oil message during budget talks

BEGGING FOR MONEY WHILE DISSING INDUSTRIES THAT PAY THE BILLS? Union of Students representative Alex Jorgensen's computer was the unfortunate photo-bomb during Office of Management...

Report: Green New Deal would cost Alaskans $63,000 to $100,000 annually

A newly published report says the Green New Deal, a series of policies pushed by far-left Democrats, would cost a typical Alaska family $100,000...

Dunleavy has a point: University of Alaska needs to reinvent itself

By RICHARD VEDDER FORBES MAGAZINE Governor Michael Dunleavy of Alaska caused quite a stir in American higher education when he used his line item budget power...

EPA begins removing Obama-era ‘preemptive veto’ of Pebble Project

The Environmental Protection Agency has begun to reverse a preemptive veto made against the Pebble Project, which was put in place under former EPA...

Take the poll: Should the governor veto the $1,600 PFD?

Take the Must Read Alaska poll linked below. Because it is a Facebook poll, this is a binary question boiled down to what appears to be...

Bernie Sanders stands with IBU ferry strike, (yet is accused of union busting)

The National Labor Relations Board is investigating U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders' Iowa campaign for allegedly cracking down on union organizing activities and refusing to...

Governor: ‘This is a dark day for the PFD’

SENATE REPUBLICAN CAUCUS FRACTURING? Gov. Michael Dunleavy today indicated he will veto some or all of the State spending add-backs that have come from the...

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