There is absolutely no need to send out layoff notices unless the governor continues to prioritize politics and the dividend above everything else.
Gov. Dunleavy’s proposal renders a $2 billion deficit and no plan to pay for it except “other revenue sources.” That’s political code for “taxes of every kind.”
No Alaskan in need will be left behind.
My grandfather Elmer Rasmuson once said, “One cannot build a prosperous state with a hatchet.”
Ballot Measure 1 puts at serious risk many development projects, in direct contradiction to the Alaska Constitution, which requires that we develop our resources for the maximum benefit of our people.
OPINION: The Alaska Measurable Progress tests and reporting could use some tweaking and improvement, but not a complete overhaul, let alone a total replacement.
OPINION: There is a way to protect the annual Permanent Fund dividend and help balance state government at the same time.
OPINION: Is Anchorage ready to consolidate schools for greater economy? We can do it, but there's a price to pay.
OPINION: Colorado's weed ride provides a cautionary tale for Alaskans.
The Anchorage School District is experiencing a rare event this quarter: Two School Board seats are terming out and the current superintendant is retiring. It is unusual to see turnover of this magnitude but with it comes an opportunity for change.