Yesterday, APOC ruled that groups can campaign for or against a pending referendum without declaring their expenditures, as long as they aren’t sponsoring it.
Fuglvog is back — as a lobbyist. But Alaska’s senators aren’t giving him access.
About 30 adults and children called for equality and greater subsistence fishery protection Wednesday morning in the ‘Idle No More’ rally in downtown Juneau. Several wore Native regalia, chanted songs, and danced as people took turns talking over a megaphone.
In April, Gov. Sean Parnell traveled to Europe for what he described as a “fact-finding mission” on international oil tax structures.
Anchorage Republican Lesil McGuire announced her candidacy for Lieutenant Governor for the 2014 election on Wednesday.
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.
On Monday, BP committed to spending at least a billion dollars in Alaska over the next few years. The oil giant plans to use that money to bring two drill rigs to Prudhoe Bay and to potentially expand into undeveloped parts of that field.
Alaska is joining 10 other states in opposing cuts to federal royalty payments.
Alaska has joined the more than 30 states across the country that have gotten waivers from No Child Left Behind.
Governor Sean Parnell left Southeast Alaska project funding intact when he signed the capital budget Tuesday. But he blocked the transfer of money from one older project to another.