The “90-day” legislative session is more than halfway done and it is not looking likely that they will finish on time. Again. Upside – more content for Landmine readers! This week saw more strange happenings in Juneau, as well as another busy week for politics in Anchorage.
This has been a busy week, more so for Anchorage than Juneau. The Anchorage mayoral race is heating up, Fur Rondy is underway, the Iditarod started, and the Anchorage Caucus met on Saturday at UAA. The Legislature It’s no secret … Read More
Week six of the legislative session has been rather normal compared to the previous five weeks, but still pretty bizarre when compared to previous sessions. And, with the vacant senate and house seats now filled, we are almost back to … Read More
Each week of the legislative session gets stranger and stranger. Week five is no exception. Between the Senate Seat E debacle and a resolution about porn, the characters in Juneau never fail to provide the kind of content Landmine readers … Read More
I am heading to Hawaii with a buddy this week, so the column is a bit shorter than normal. It’s the perfect time to thaw out after this recent cold snap. Speedo pics to follow! The Legislature Senator Dennis Egan … Read More
As week three of the legislative session comes to an end, the craziness in Juneau mystifies even the most seasoned political veterans. One longtime politico told me, “This is by far the craziest legislative session in the last 20 years. … Read More
It’s only week two of the legislatiive session in Juneau and it already feels like week 22. This week saw a flurry of activity and yet another scandal involving a legislator. Here we go.
Well the 2018 legislative session is finally underway in Juneau and the characters have continued to provide the kind of content Landmine readers dreams of. The Anchorage mayoral race is also starting to heat up. Governor Stuff Governor Bill Walker … Read More
This is the 13th edition of the Sunday Minefield. When it began, my concern was having enough content every week, but it quickly became evident that wouldn’t be a problem. There’s so much interesting political info in Alaska, I have … Read More
Happy 2018 to all the loyal Landmine readers. This is the first Sunday Minefield of 2018 and, as usual, there is no shortage of material to write about. Legislators and staffers are busy preparing for the upcoming 2018 legislative session … Read More