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Gov. Dunleavy’s Office paid for Rep. Revak and Sen. Costello mailers

Jeff Landfield   July 19, 2019

On July 10 I reported on some political mailers that were sent out praising Senator Mia Costello (R – Anchorage) and Representative Josh Revak (R – Anchorage). The Revak mailer was problematic because it did not have a ‘paid for by’ disclaimer on it. Revak has filed a letter of intent with the Alaska Public Offices Commission (APOC). Costello…

Guest Post: For the future of Alaska, protect the University

Former UAA Student Government Leaders (Listed Below)   July 10, 2019

Representatives & Senators: At some point or another, each one of us has had the opportunity to serve the University of Alaska (UA) as UAA…

Save Our State Rally featuring Portugal. The Man

The Alaska Landmine   July 9, 2019

On July 9, 2019, the organization Save Our State held a rally at UAA to protest Governor Mike Dunleavy’s (R – Alaska) recent budget…

Mikey Monday – Truly bizarre letter from Mike Porcaro praising Columbus as “enlightened and benign”

Jeff Landfield   July 1, 2019

It’s been a while since my last Mikey Monday. Mikey Monday is a periodic feature about Mike Porcaro. Porcaro hosts a radio show on…

An Alaska Landmine original film: This is Anchorage

Jeff Landfield   July 1, 2019

We recently decided to explore the issue of homeless camps in Anchorage. We set out to make a short video about it. We quickly…

Second legal memo questions Legislature’s decision to hold special session in Juneau

Jeff Landfield   June 28, 2019

As the fight between the Legislature and Governor Mike Dunleavy (R – Alaska) continues over the location of Dunleavy’s second special session, a second…

Senator Shower goes on epic radio rant against his colleagues in Senate Majority

Jeff Landfield   June 28, 2019

On June 12 Senator Mike Shower (R – Wasila) called into the Michael Dukes Show to talk about what was happening in Juneau with…

Legal memo details Legislature’s argument for moving location of special session

Jeff Landfield   June 25, 2019

Yesterday, in a surprising move, the Legislature announced that they would not be holding the second special session of the 31st Alaska Legislature in…

Legislature moves location of second special session called by Gov. Dunleavy

Jeff Landfield   June 24, 2019

In a surprising move, the Legislature announced today that they will not be holding a second special session in Wasilla. After the conclusion of…

Governor Dunleavy calls second special session – this time in Wasilla

Jeff Landfield   June 13, 2019

Not long after the first special session of the 31st Alaska Legislature concluded, Governor Mike (I am calling him Mike again, that Michael J….

Homeless camps in Anchorage

Jeff Landfield   June 11, 2019

The issue of homelessness and camping in Anchorage has become a major problem. Why has it gotten so bad? Why are people living in…

Litigation Update: Governor Dunleavy, Tuckerman Babcock file motion for immunity in wrongful termination lawsuit

Lee Baxter   June 5, 2019

This is an update on the ACLU’s representation of former State attorney Elizabeth Bakalar in a wrongful termination lawsuit against…

Video Story: Alaska Oil and Gas Association annual conference

Jeff Landfield   June 4, 2019

Check out our video from this year’s Alaska Oil and Gas Association annual conference. The conference included a big announcement about the gasline, as…

AIDEA CEO’s bizarre response to letter from legislators about questionable sole source contract

Jeff Landfield   May 30, 2019

Three weeks ago the Landmine broke a story about a sole source contract for economic development from the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority…

Memo from legislative lawyers suggests Gov. Dunleavy’s paid ads violate Ethics Act

Jeff Landfield   May 25, 2019

A memo obtained by the Alaska Landmine, from the Legislature’s Division of Legal and Research Services to Representative Zack Fields (D – Anchorage), suggests…

Video: A poem about Alaska, “What if I told you”

Jeff Landfield   May 23, 2019

You might know Matt Larkin as a politco and pollster with Dittman Research. But did you know he’s also a poet? Check out this…
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