Veterans of state budget battles say that after years of spending cuts, it’s unlikely that further reductions can fill much of the deficit without major impacts to services like schools and the Medicaid health-care system. "The easy choices are gone," said House Speaker Bryce Edgmon.
U.S. Senate candidate Al Gross is far behind in the votes counted so far, but his campaign claims he can still beat Republican incumbent Dan Sullivan.
“The seat I have served from for six years belongs to South Anchorage," Weddleton said. "I respect the decision of the voters to give that opportunity to Randy.”
Alaska voters are welcome to write ‘Tara Sweeney’ on the special election ballot, but here’s why it might not count
Sweeney is campaigning for a full term in Congress. She hasn't ruled out registering as a write-in for the special election.
Both Sarah Palin and Nick Begich III refused each other's calls to bow out of the general U.S. House election before Monday's withdrawal deadline.
“Alcohol has destroyed a lot of families, continues to do so,” said Nick Thompson. “So we don’t need more of it.”
An early-October forum in Anchorage addressed the issue and the topic of homelessness, but not everyone was there.
U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan says he was swayed by the addition of sections protecting religious organizations.
Rep. Mary Peltola's bill aims to reduce food insecurity among veterans.
This week's election in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough took an unexpected turn. Ballots are still being counted and the winner of the Borough mayor's race is still undetermined. And the three cities within the Borough had their own elections on Tuesday, also with some surprising results. KSKA: Fri., Oct. 9, at 2:00 p.m. & Sat., Oct. 10, at 6:00 p.m. KAKM: Fri., Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. & Sat., Oct. 10, at 6:00 p.m. Listen Now:
It’s the party’s first official endorsement in the crowded race.
Should Alaska hold a Constitutional Convention? Both sides of the question make their case | Alaska Insight
Advocates both for and against a constitutional convention discuss why they think Alaskans should or should not support the ballot question.
Anchorage voters still have about a week to cast their ballots as the city chooses its next mayor in a runoff election. The two...
Another Democrat has joined the Senate's Republican-led majority. Sen. Donny Olson of Nome will remain a member of the powerful Senate Finance Committee. Olson joins Sen. Dennis Egan of Juneau as Democratic members of the majority, which also has 13 Republicans. The GOP seized power in the Senate after last week's elections, which broke the 10-10 split between Republicans and Democrats in the chamber.
The logistical aspects of the transition are being handled by small circle of advisors, which includes newly hired chief of staff Jim Whitaker.
Out of the field of six candidates running to unseat U.S. House Rep. Don Young this fall, there is one candidate who’s never set foot in Alaska. Listen now
Independent candidate Don Etheridge conceded the race for Senate District Q to Democratic opponent Jesse Kiehl late Tuesday night.
Several Alaskans in communities across the state posted screenshots of the emails early Tuesday, and news reports from Florida indicated that the same messages were sent to some voters there.
Representative-elect Patkotak says he opposes joining a caucus that seeks cuts to certain rural Alaska programs
Patkotak's position will make it much harder for a majority conservative Republican caucus to form.
When it comes to abortion, Alaska U.S. House candidates are all over the map.