Why Republicans can’t govern
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Fifteen short months ago, Alaska Republicans were celebrating decisive victories up and down the ballot: Mike Dunleavy soundly defeated former U.S. Senator Mark Begich in the race for governor; Paul Seaton and Jason Grenn – key members of the previous Democratic-led House Majority…… Read More

The Sunday Minefield – February 23, 2020
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It’s almost March! As the session enters its sixth week, it’s starting to feel like a repeat of last session regarding the PFD. Governor Mike Dunleavy (R – Alaska) submitted a budget amendment for a $1,304 supplemental PFD. This reminds … Read More

The Alaska Stalker – February 21, 2020
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Welcome to this week’s 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…… Read More

Why we need a binding caucus
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Finding common ground in the legislative process is crucial. There are 60 members of the Alaska Legislature. It is always difficult to find agreement. This has always required compromise. Compromise is not a bad word as it gets us to a conclusion.… Read More

The cold reality
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The recent racially-motivated lynching threat on Facebook by a man named Russell Holmes, targeted at State Senator David Wilson, should disgust any decent person. One would hope that this behavior would be condemned and disavowed immediately by our elected leaders, … Read More

The Sunday Minefield – February 16, 2020
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As far as weeks go in Juneau, this has been a real weird one. Between a bizarre press conference, Alaska Right to Life attacking a pro-life legislator, and a PFD defender sending a records request to Thomas Stewart (who is … Read More

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