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Complaint filed against anti-marijuana campaign

Complaint filed against anti-marijuana campaignSponsors of a marijuana regulation initiative have filed a complaint against their opposition, alleging that Big Marijuana Big Mistake has violated disclosure rules.

In U.S. Senate race, GOP rivals lag far behind Sullivan

In U.S. Senate race, GOP rivals lag far behind SullivanCampaign finance reports from Alaska’s U.S. Senate race show Republican candidate Dan Sullivan is increasing his financial lead over GOP rivals Mead Treadwell and Joe Miller.

Oil tax debate draws standing room only crowd

It was standing-room only at a debate on whether to keep the new capped oil tax rate or to switch back to a system where the rate goes up along with the profits.

Judge allows set-net ban initiative to move forward

Judge allows set-net ban initiative to move forwardA superior court judge has ruled in favor of an initiative to ban commercial set netting for salmon in urban areas.

Mallott raises most funds, but Parnell maintains biggest bank account

Mallott raises most funds, but Parnell maintains biggest bank accountDemocratic candidate for governor Byron Mallott was the top fundraiser this reporting period, but Republican incumbent Sean Parnell maintains the most money going into the general election.

Campaign Profile: Dan Sullivan’s “Amazing Credentials”

Campaign Profile: Dan Sullivan’s “Amazing Credentials”As a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Dan Sullivan has a bucket of advantages.

Rep. Chris Tuck fined $14,000 for campaign finance violations

Rep. Chris Tuck fined $14,000 for campaign finance violationsRep. Chris Tuck, an Anchorage Democrat, acknowledged that he mixed up his campaign contributions with his personal savings and failed to make accurate and timely disclosures.

In fight over marijuana, alcohol becomes taboo

In fight over marijuana, alcohol becomes tabooWhile alcohol is usually a fixture of most political fundraisers, there will be no wine or cocktails at events focused on the marijuana initiative.

At Democratic lieutenant governor debate, differences in style over substance

From the very beginning, it was clear that there weren’t going to be fireworks at the lieutenant governor’s debate.

Mead Treadwell, ‘big-picture guy,’ runs for U.S. Senate

Mead Treadwell, ‘big-picture guy,’ runs for U.S. SenateSome people go into politics for prestige, some for power. Talk to Mead Treadwell for a while and it’s clear, he just loves policy.