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GOP Minority Outreach: ‘Future Majority Caucus’

After the 2012 election, many Republicans admit they need to do more to reach out to minorities. The party recently launched a campaign called the ‘Future Majority Caucus,’ to recruit women and people of color to seek state offices. Host Michel Martin speaks with Ed Gillespie, chairman of the Republican State Leadership Committee about the effort.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Damaged AK floating drill rig to be sent to Asia

Damaged AK floating drill rig to be sent to Asia

A Shell Alaska spokesman says a damaged floating drill rig and a drill ship will be “dry towed” to shipyards in Asia for assessments and repairs.

Visitor numbers up for first time in 4 years

A new report estimates that 1.8 million out-of-state visitors came to Alaska between May 2011 and April 2012.

Alaska FBI agent named new special agent in charge in Salt Lake

The FBI has appointed a woman with nearly three decades of agency experience to oversee operations in Utah, Idaho, and Montana.

Alaska Democrats debut their own oil tax legislation

Alaska Democrats debut their own oil tax legislation

House and Senate Democrats have rolled out oil tax legislation they say will put more oil in Alaska’s pipeline without throwing the state off a fiscal cliff.

Obama calls NKorea nuke test ‘highly provocative’

U.S. intelligence officials say North Korea’s nuclear test yielded an explosion of “approximately several kilotons.”

Assembly gives Airport approval to control smoking near the terminal

Assembly gives Airport approval to control smoking near the terminal

The Juneau International Airport is moving smokers further away from the terminal.

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