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The Office of Public Advocacy has refused to accept new public guardian cases since April.
The ballot group has until February to submit at least 26,000 signatures from Alaska voters in its effort to repeal Alaska’s ranked choice voting.
The Office of Public Advocacy has claimed since April it does not have the capacity to accept new guardianship cases. Last week, it accepted 97.
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Alaska ferries had been allowed to go “into a death spiral.”
Ranked choice voting advocates are asking the state campaign ethics watchdog to pause signature gathering for an effort to repeal Alaska’s voting system.
David Eastman and Christopher Kurka were accused of allowing an anti-abortion activist to improperly use their Capitol offices.
The Alaska Public Offices Commission gave itself a six-week extension to decide whether a group seeking to repeal Alaska’s ranked choice voting system via ballot initiative has violated state law.
The Office of Public Advocacy does not have the capacity to take the cases, its director said Monday.
LGBTQ+ advocates say new guidance from Republican Attorney General Treg Taylor is part of “a manufactured culture war” and “designed to have a chilling effect.”
Nancy Dahlstrom joins a congressional race that also includes fellow Republican Nick Begich.
The Alaska Public Offices Commission is set to meet later this week in a hearing that could determine the fate of an effort to repeal Alaska’s new voting system.
A former director of Alaska’s human rights commission alleged she was fired in 2019 for being Black, a woman and a veteran.
Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy selected Thomas Baker, the son of a state lobbyist, to succeed state Rep. Josiah Patkotak.
Republican U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan favor a funding package that includes aid for Israel, Ukraine, Taiwan and domestic border security.
Sub-freezing temperatures and clear skies made for rare skating conditions in the alpine area surrounding Anchorage.