Federal judge says subsistence board is not bound by ‘sunshine law.’
The Alaska State Officers Compensation Commission is also planning to boost lawmakers’ pay as well as propose increases to the governor’s pay and the pay of agency commissioners.
The new ship will cost between $200 million and $250 million, paid for using federal transportation money.
Some legislators are awaiting the results of impending lawsuits before deciding their plans, but a narrowly split legislature means even small changes may be decisive.
Entering his 49th year in Congress, the Alaska Republican said he’s not worried about political retribution for supporting the recent infrastructure package.
The Matanuska-Susitna Borough is suing the Alaska Redistricting Board over recently drawn legislative boundaries that it says dilutes the votes of borough residents.
Rep. Thompson, a center-right Republican, said he wants to spend more time with his son. Two Republicans have filed letters of intent for next year’s election to replace him.
No other candidates have yet registered to run for the seat, which was opened by redistricting.
Incumbent Sen. Roger Holland, R-Anchorage, plans to run for reelection.
Former U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller endorsed Kurka as more conservative than incumbent Gov. Mike Dunleavy.
Dozens of Alaskans shared frustration and anger over pandemic restrictions, vaccines and what they see as the medical community’s suppression of alternative treatments at a legislative listening session this week.
Gov. Dunleavy planned to work from home in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough this week as he recovers.
In an open letter published in Eastman’s district newspaper, the officers say Eastman’s membership in a paramilitary organization disqualifies him from elected office
The bill signed into law by President Biden last week and supported by Alaska’s congressional delegation includes billions for rural Alaska water and sewer, internet connectivity and climate change mitigation efforts
A fast-growing area north of Anchorage known as a hotbed of conservatism gained the most population since the 2010 Census and will keep the same number of seats in the Alaska Legislature under a new map of state political boundaries that some critics say short-changes the area.
At an event full of local government officials from around the state, the two candidates for governor presented themselves as alternatives to the current administration.
Senate pairings introduced late in redistricting process add a new Eagle River seat by dipping into Muldoon and downtown. The new map appears headed to a court challenge.
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski is opposed by former president Donald Trump, who has endorsed her top challenger Kelly Tshibaka.
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski defended herself against attacks from fellow Republicans upset because the bill gives a victory to President Biden.
The lawsuit contends that part of the vaccine requirement is unprecedented and unreasonably broad, affecting even volunteers and staff who don’t typically work with patients.