Alaska Gov. Bill Walker sent a sharp retort Friday to House Speaker Mike Chenault in response to an opinion piece Chenault published last week that criticized Walker’s approach to a special legislative session on a natural gas pipeline.
Former Gov. Frank Murkowski left public life almost 10 years ago, but he says he's still connected to Alaska's policymakers and business leaders. He wants to continue contributing his ideas and believes he can help.
A contentious Alaska Senate Finance Committee hearing this week highlighted what’s expected to be a major fight in next year’s legislative session over enacting new taxes or diverting money from Permanent Fund earnings.Nathaniel Herz
The deal, if approved by Congress, would phase out import tariffs and regulations that limit trade, and impose uniform labor and environmental requirements on 12 countries, which include Japan and Australia.Erica Martinson
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker sat down for a one-on-one interview with Alaska Dispatch News reporter Nat Herz on Oct. 8, 2015. Among other topics, they discussed the governor's upcoming plan to deal with Alaska's fiscal crisis.