We call on our colleagues to bring the Legislature back into session and get Alaska small businesses the relief they need.
We maintain that the most important fish in Alaska are the fish on Alaskans’ dinner plates.
Although Mike Dunleavy and I agree on a few things, we disagree on many more.
Your PFD is at grave risk. As the Alaska Supreme Court observed: The only way to protect the PFD now is through a constitutional amendment.
OPINION: The Legislature must think first of the people we were hired to serve, and work in a bipartisan manner to fix our state's broken oil taxation system.
OPINION: No one should face a death sentence because of a bureaucratic process.
OPINION: East Anchorage residents should take an opportunity to voice support for a proposed new Muldoon Town Square Park.
OPINION: Instead of supporting rich Outside corporations and millionaire state executives, lets scrap this budget. We can be fiscally responsible and make cuts without leaving our neighbors, children, elders and working families out in the cold.
OPINION: Bill Wielechowski argues that Alaskans should vote like the owners of our oil, because that's what we are.
When many people think of Alaska's economy, they envision big players such as oil and gas companies, mining and seafood operators, multinational tourism businesses, and government. But there is another vital part of the economy often overlooked and crucial to building a better future for Alaskans: small businesses.
Sen. Wielechowski responds to criticism over his recent questioning of the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act, a policy he has supported.
Alaskans want to live and work where energy is reliable and affordable. That is why we crafted the Alaska Sustainable Energy Act, which passed unanimously on the last day of the legislative session.
Alaskans are paying far too much for heating and motor fuel. Prices have remained high in Alaska even as prices have plummeted in the Lower 48. All across the country, families and businesses are struggling due to the recession, and Alaskans are suffering just as badly because we have the highest fuel prices in the nation.