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Missed deadline shifts initiatives to November ballot

Missed deadline shifts initiatives to November ballot

Sen. Lesil McGuire addresses the Alaska Senate, April 20, 2014. (Photo by Skip Gray/Gavel Alaska)

Because the Legislature did not meet its midnight deadline, three … more

The Koch effect: Two rich guys Democrats love to hate

The Koch effect: Two rich guys Democrats love to hateIn Alaska’s U.S. Senate race, there’s been so much talk about the billionaire Koch Brothers you might think they were running for office.

Sarah Palin, superstar, rocks conservative faithful at CPAC

Sarah Palin, superstar, rocks conservative faithful at CPACSarah Palin fired up thousands of conservative activists who came to hear her give the closing speech of the Conservative Political Action Conference outside Washington, D.C. this weekend.

Bringing money to politics: A job for a pro

Bringing money to politics: A job for a proAlaska’s U.S. Senate race is shaping up to be a big-money affair. One hidden asset the campaigns deploy is the professional fundraiser.

Marijuana initiative meets signature requirement

Marijuana initiative meets signature requirement On Tuesday, the Alaska Division of Elections verified that over 31,000 of the signatures submitted come from registered voters.

Signatures submitted for minimum wage initiative

Signatures submitted for minimum wage initiativeThe initiative would raise the minimum wage from $7.75 to $8.75 at first, and then there would be another bump up to $9.75 in 2016.

Former DNR Commissioner Dan Sullivan raises $1.2 million for senate race

Former DNR Commissioner Dan Sullivan raises $1.2 million for senate raceIt’s a fast start for the former Natural Resources Commissioner, who is in a three-way race for the Republican primary.

Treadwell slams Begich for the company he keeps; Dems call it hypocrisy

Treadwell slams Begich for the company he keeps; Dems call it hypocrisyThe Senate campaign of Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell has issued a series of press releases attacking incumbent Mark Begich for allegedly receiving support from Outside politicians working to lock up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and enact gun control, which both candidates oppose.

Mallott opens campaign headquarters in Juneau

Mallott opens campaign headquarters in JuneauMallott says his campaign is about Alaskans being engaged in crucial decisions that affect their lives..

Exxon, Chevron spend big against oil tax referendum

Exxon, Chevron spend big against oil tax referendumExxon and Chevron have made major contributions to a campaign that wants to preserve a controversial oil tax law that passed this year, according to recent filings with the Alaska Public Offices Commission.