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The Biden administration says the state’s arguments have no ‘plausible basis.’ The state argues that the Environmental Protection Agency violated the Alaska Statehood Act and a land exchange that meant to provide state-supporting revenues.
An article in the latest issue of the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s magazine outlines the data behind shrinking teacher wages in Alaska.
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.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy named Emma Pokon the commissioner-designee for the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation on Monday. Pokon has served as acting commissioner since August, when Jason Brune stepped down.
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.
A major source of funding for Alaska’s domestic violence response has decreased significantly in the past five years, leaving a multimillion-dollar hole in the budget for services.
In November, once again, Anchorage was hit with back-to-back snowstorms. And once again, the roads were a mess. For a winter city that relies on plowing so residents can get to work and schools can open, snow plowing quickly becomes a political issue — especially with a mayoral race coming up.
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 state plans to end the regulation on Jan. 1, citing upward pressure on prices, but some doctors say it will affect access to care.
Snow — both its management and removal — is becoming a central issue in 2024 mayoral campaigns, and a potent political cudgel.
Superior Court Judge Adolf Zeman sided with four conservation groups that alleged the Alaska Department of Fish and Game overstepped its powers when it repealed a ban.
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.”
In this episode, host Elizabeth Harball speaks with Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica reporter Kyle Hopkins, who spent years looking into the deaths of Jennifer Kirk and Susanna “Sue Sue” Norton.
Some state legislators continue to dispute a large contract between the state and a Washington, D.C. law firm.
Nancy Dahlstrom joins a congressional race that also includes fellow Republican Nick Begich.
Because Josiah Patkotak was an independent, Dunleavy was not bound by party affiliation in choosing a replacement.
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.