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RCV makes primaries seem somewhat pointless, but it diminishes any undue influence of party politics.
The new Legislature must deal with two direct challenges to its authority.
The coronavirus pandemic was an unanticipated challenge for any governor, or even the president.
Support this governor or restore failure as the norm.
Why do people think another law will stop a criminal from committing a crime?
I seriously doubt that if the governor concedes the PFD issue to the Legislature without a fight, there will be any chance of re-election.
The Missouri Plan has made politics in judicial selection less influential -- but also less visible.
Gov. Dunleavy has chosen to challenge the Legislature, return the PFD funds to Alaskans and show this administration’s intent to give fiscal stability to encourage investment in Alaska.
In almost every sector studied, Alaska is either the lowest or close. Public safety and education ratings are embarrassments.
Worldwide natural gas developments from Australia to Qatar to the Barents Sea should tell us to invest in the home front, where we can
provide affordable energy to much of Alaska.
OPINION: Gov. Parnell should not have acceded state's authority on National Guard members' complaints of sexual assault.
Unfortunately, the Republican Party of Alaska has set itself up for failure in its selection of a gubernatorial candidate. Parnell is dirty. His transgressions against our state constitution require his removal.
Bill Walker's gas pipeline to Valdez is much more than just a pipe dream. It is a game changer for resource development in Alaska.
Ralph Samuels has made much of the lack of leadership shown by Gov. Sean Parnell. But Samuels has his own baggage as regards demonstrated leadership ability.
Gov. Sean Parnell and Ralph Samuels obviously advocate a continuation of a resource extraction economy. Bill Walker advocates a value-added resource development economy.