The governor has appointed Greg Wilson to replace longtime commissioner Dan Seamount.
The Permanent Fund dividend has been a focus as the election approaches, but conservative supporters also want to end ranked choice voting and reshape abortion access, public education and the judiciary.
Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan joined other Republicans in Congress in signing a letter to the Department of Education decrying a proposed Title IX rule.
The campaign “categorically denies that there has been any coordination or cooperation” with independent expenditure group A Stronger Alaska, which is working to support Dunleavy’s re-election.
With incumbent Mary Peltola in Washington, Republicans Nick Begich III and Sarah Palin and Libertarian Chris Bye attend Fairbanks forum.
Listen: The Inflation Reduction Act, signed into law this summer by President Joe Biden, is one of the most significant actions the U.S. government has ever taken to address climate change. It could also lead to more mining in Alaska.
The judge said he will need to see more evidence to determine if Rep. David Eastman is ineligible to hold public office during the trial set to begin Dec. 12.
If elected, the challengers to Gov. Mike Dunleavy say they would send a variety of proposals to the Legislature.
Jeremy Price was appointed by Gov. Mike Dunleavy in 2019. Price said he’ll work at a refinery in Washington state where North Slope crude oil is processed.
Ballots are set to start being mailed Friday, but the Oath Keepers member could still be deemed ineligible to run for reelection.
Nonpartisan candidate Rebecca Himschoot had an edge over Republican Kenny Skaflestad in last month’s open primary – about 54% to roughly 46%.
A look at campaign news seven weeks out from the November general election
The first Alaska Native in Congress jumps into the remainder of the late Don Young’s term, while running for a full one.
Listen: Nearly every seat in the Alaska Legislature is up for election in November. The ramifications are big.
Two veteran lawmakers running against each other have much in common but one big difference: their views on the value of bipartisanship
Rep. Mary Peltola’s predecessor, the late Don Young, once chaired the committee.
State Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, had introduced the bill to discourage young people from smoking traditional cigarettes or e-cigarettes. The governor said the 35% tax on vaping was too high.
From her swearing-in ceremony to a reception hosted by the Alaska Federation of Natives in the nation’s capital, here’s a look at how the day unfolded.
On Tuesday, she officially became the first Alaska Native to serve in Congress and the first woman to hold Alaska’s lone seat in the House of Representatives.
Alaska’s new representative in the U.S. House has a full schedule through the afternoon and evening, including an appearance at the White House.
Alex Ortiz spent a decade working for Young in roles ranging from scheduler to chief of staff.
Rep. David Eastman, R-Wasilla, is being challenged on his eligibility to hold public office based on his membership in the Oath Keepers far-right militia group.
In a Monday letter, the governors criticized the plan as being burdensome to taxpayers and benefiting an “elite few.”