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Monthly Archives: December, 2021

Parents could use the help: Covid made the case for the state education tax credit program

By DAVID BOYLE Many parents in Alaska’s public schools have removed their children due to the shutting down of the schools, masking of the students,...

Anchorage Assembly tightens rules for election observers

On a vote of 10-1, the Anchorage Assembly changed the rules for how campaigns can monitor the vote-counting process of the local mail-in-only elections. Among...

Fritz Pettyjohn: The politicians at the Anchorage Daily News

By FRITZ PETTYJOHN Gov. Mike Dunleavy is the latest in a long line of conservative Alaska politicians who have found themselves on the hit list...

Trump endorses Dunleavy, but with a caveat: Dunleavy can’t support Lisa Murkowski

In a statement today, former President Donald Trump says he is supporting Gov. Mike Dunleavy in 2022, unless Dunleavy decides to back Sen. Lisa...

Cheryl Frasca named Bronson’s director of Office of Management, Budget

Today, Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson selected Cheryl Frasca as the director of the Office of Management and Budget.  Through her 47-year career working for U.S. Congress, governors, mayors, and state legislators...

Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer will not run again in ’22

During a press conference on Tuesday, Alaska Lt. Gov Kevin Meyer said he will not run for reelection. He made the announcement at the...

Dunleavy and Meyer have an election integrity bill for legislative session

Alaska Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer and Gov. Mike Dunleavy today announced the Election Integrity Bill, intended to improve the way the Division of Elections...

Legislative committee asks Permanent Fund chairman for answers on CEO’s firing

Sen. Natasha von Imhof, chairwoman of the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee, wants answers from Permanent Fund Chairman Craig Richards about why the Board...

Art Chance: Change comes at a price

By ART CHANCEI’ve never really understood the antipathy towards Alaska’s Legislature. I’ve been around long enough to remember when everything that didn’t go the way...

Criminal complaint: Doctors who signed complaint against fellow physicians now complain they got unwanted chocolate and information in gift bags

Alaska doctors who complained to the State Medical Board about a group of fellow physicians using non-FDA-approved treatments for Covid-19 illness received gifts of...

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