Some Republicans in Congress say they could partly fix the federal health law by again separating people who buy insurance into two categories — sick and healthy. Critics say it won’t save money.
The Washington-based political strategist has worked on several Alaska campaigns could be in line to be President Donald Trump’s communications director. The Wall Street Journal and other national news outlets are reporting that Mike Dubke is about to be named to the post.
The 2014 federal Farm Bill allows states to grow and harvest hemp through pilot programs. Sen. Shelley Hughes is sponsoring legislation that would establish such a program in Alaska. Supporters see it as a way to diversify Alaska’s economy.