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GOP candidates for U.S. Senate debate abortion, social issues

GOP candidates for U.S. Senate debate abortion, social issuesThe three Republicans vying to run against U.S. Sen. Mark Begich met yesterday in an Eagle River church to debate social issues in a forum sponsored by Alaska Family Action.

Anti-marijuana group asks Anchorage officials to pull pro-initiative advertising

Anti-marijuana group asks Anchorage officials to pull pro-initiative advertisingThe group Big Marijuana Big Mistake is taking issue with pro-marijuana initiative bus ads, and they’re asking the Municipality of Anchorage to intervene.

Dan Sullivan gets negative on Mead Treadwell

Dan Sullivan gets negative on Mead TreadwellDan Sullivan has sent mailers to voters in Anchorage and Fairbanks bashing rival Republican Mead Treadwell.

Sarah Palin endorses oil tax repeal

Sarah Palin endorses oil tax repealThe former governor uses her new online news channel to promote the repeal of Alaska’s current oil tax system

Campaign Profile: For Joe Miller, 2010 Looms Large

Campaign Profile: For Joe Miller, 2010 Looms LargeWhile 2010 left Joe Miller with big negatives, he also emerged with a good chunk of campaign cash, more than $800,000.

YouGov model shows Treadwell within reach of Begich

YouGov model shows Treadwell within reach of BegichYouGove polling shows Treadwell would do better against incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in November than Sullivan would.

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.