The Permanent Fund Protection Act is the biggest single step Alaska has taken to fix the deficit that has eaten away at our savings and services since the price of oil crashed in 2014.
The only reason Alaska’s products and experiences aren’t already internationally recognized is because we just haven’t told our story yet. That changed in China.
Opening of ANWR, protection of Bristol Bay region fisheries, gas line prospects with China, medevac road for King Cove. We owe a debt to Alaskans who have fought these battles for a long time.
Short-term challenges shouldn't keep Alaskans from seeing our bright, long-term prospects.
Forces are aligned as never before to realize a natural gas line for Alaska.
Production news from the North Slope is welcome, but for the sake of all Alaskans, state needs revenue streams other than oil -- and the administration isn't playing with the numbers.
Responsible oil production has a long history in Alaska, and we can apply high standards in ANWR as we meet the challenges of climate change.
Good solutions for all Alaskans are welcome from either side of the aisle here.
The Walker-Mallott ticket continues to seek a bipartisan, prosperous course forward for Alaska, without regard to party or politics.
Administrative order will tighten requirements for contractors on state projects to make sure low bidders don't game the system and put workers at risk.
There's wisdom in the old axiom -- don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good. We Alaskans need our lawmakers to drop their versions of perfect and pull together. Now.
We need to create a culture where women are respected and children cherished. From there flows so much good.
Legislature must step up, resolve differences and resolve Alaska's budget gap. Alaska has the means. Now lawmakers must show the will.
Alaskans will soon receive our annual dividend checks. This year’s $1,022 check for every qualified resident will help Alaska families with things like winter fuel, food and clothes, holiday gifts and saving for college. These checks will boost local businesses and increase local tax revenues. [Gov. Walker’s veto shaves Alaska Permanent Fund dividends to $1,022] … Continue reading Dividend cut hurts, but it’s the wise course for Alaska
In the final stages of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, many quit their jobs prior to the completion of TAPS because they wanted to be first in line to work on the gas line. Alaska expected construction to begin that quickly. But that was nearly 40 years ago. Efforts to monetize the billions of dollars of … Continue reading Alaska needs to take the lead on gas line project