Babcock’s confirmation would establish the least geographically diverse Judicial Council in Alaska history.
Moving forward, we must pivot away from hyper-partisanship to build Alaska’s future.
Holding four elections in five months, as would be likely, would be both costly and chaotic even without the challenges of the pandemic.
The decrease in crime and the progress in making Crisis Now intermediate treatment available are positive steps toward improving public safety.
The Alaska Legal Services Corp. is instrumental to helping victims escape abusive relationships. Gov. Dunleavy shouldn’t have needed multiple chances to realize that.
Based on the governor’s actions, one might think that he sees the rule of law as an obstacle.
In 1976, the Alaska Chamber suggested that the Permanent Fund would be a way to fund state government when finite oil and gas resources had been depleted.
Wellpath succeeded in turning around Bridgewater Hospital in Massachusetts - aided by a 40 percent increase in funding.
Alaskans broadly support many reforms in SB 91: increased sentences for murder, higher fines for theft, stronger rights for victims, requiring restitution payments and effective pretrial supervision. “Repeal” would undo these important laws.
OPINION: Anchorage needs a clarification of federal rules, a long-term snow dump lease and more community participation before any land swap that cedes park land to the airport.
OPINION: Because Alaska's investments are strong and the state can borrow money at such a low rate, voters should approve the state transportation bond package, Proposition A on Tuesday's ballot.
OPINION: As we celebrate our nation's independence, it's worth remembering that fair and impartial courts are one of our most important traditions, as demonstrated recently by the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act.
OPINION: Governor Parnell should send the city back to the drawing board and veto $5.19 million approved for a plan to bulldoze two athletic fields and build a single-level parking lot.
OPINION: Anchorage residents are united in disbelief and outrage that some of us were denied the constitutional right to vote. A new election isn't the answer.
The criticism of senators and congressmen who successfully advocate for important local projects has caused some voters to forget that locally elected legislators usually know more about their locality than the executive.