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The Sunday Minefield – June 20, 2021 (Special Loose Unit Edition)

Jeff Landfield

June 20, 2021

As weeks go in Alaska politics, this was one of the the loosest I can remember since starting the Landmine in October of 2017. The sheer number of Loose Units this week made it impossible to choose just one,...

Governor Dunleavy is right about the effective date issue with the budget

Lee Baxter

June 18, 2021

On Thursday, June 17, Governor Dunleavy held a press conference that touched off a flurry of comments among Alaska politicos and journalists on social media and elsewhere. Governor Dunleavy said that the state budget recently passed by the Alaska...

What the hell is happening in Juneau

Jeff Landfield

June 18, 2021

With just under nine hours left before the end of the special session, things in Juneau have gone completely off the rails. Governor Mike Dunleavy (R – Alaska) says that he will not sign the budget because the House…

Legislature barely passes budget, $525 dividend and uncertainty with effective date

Jeff Landfield

June 16, 2021

With just over two weeks to go before a government shutdown, the Alaska Legislature was able to pass a budget with the bare minimum number of votes...

The Sunday Minefield – June 13, 2021

Jeff Landfield

June 13, 2021

The weather has been amazing in Anchorage this week! I hope everyone is out enjoying it. It’s mid-June and a budget has still not been passed, but it looks like the conference committee should finish today. A lot of…

The Alaska Stalker – June 12, 2021

The Alaska Stalker

June 12, 2021

Welcome to this edition of the Alaska Stalker, a lighthearted round up of the best and worst of Alaska’s social media landscape. If you enjoy the Alaska Stalker, please consider supporting working moms like me by sending in...

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