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Democratic legislators want intervention in redistricting process

Democratic legislators want intervention in redistricting process

Last week, a superior court judge scolded the redistricting board, saying that it was unnecessarily holding up the redrawing of the state’s political boundaries. Now, Democratic lawmakers are calling for non-partisan “masters” to step in and guide the redistricting process.

Potential challengers eye Begich’s senate seat

Potential challengers eye Begich’s senate seat

The next U.S. Senate race in Alaska is still 18 months away. A number of Republicans have jumped in the race, or are publicly mulling taking on Senator Mark Begich in November 2014.

Opponents of wastewater discharge bill pass on referendum

Opponents of wastewater discharge bill pass on referendum

When voters head to the polls next year, they could be faced with questions on oil taxes, the minimum wage, and the use of recreational marijuana. But one thing that won’t be on the ballot is a referendum on a controversial bill concerning cruise ship waste.

Signature collection starts for oil tax referendum

Signature collection starts for oil tax referendum

With the signature booklets hot off the printers, opponents of a controversial tax cut for oil companies should be able to start gathering support for their referendum Tuesday.

Alaska Supreme Court clarifies redistricting decision

Alaska Supreme Court clarifies redistricting decision

Alaska’s highest court says the first step in the redistricting process is to draw political boundaries based on state constitutional requirements.

Walker plans to continue TV show during run for governor

Walker plans to continue TV show during run for governor

Bill Walker plans to continue his weekly TV show while running for governor.

Former legislators Davis, Croft handily win Anchorage School Board seats

There were two Anchorage School Board seats on Tuesday’s municipal election ballot, and former state lawmakers Bettye Davis and Eric Croft won both of them.

Write-in Moe energizes Anchorage Assembly election

It was hit and miss for Assembly Candidates backed by conservative Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan in Tuesday’s Municipal Elections.

Begich picks up early 2014 endorsement from AFL-CIO

The Alaska AFL-CIO endorsed the Democrat this week, more than a year and a half before voters go to the polls.

Alaska casts its Electoral College votes

Alaska casts its Electoral College votes

Alaska joined with the rest of the nation yesterday (Monday) to cast its Electoral College ballots for U.S. President and Vice President.