U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan brought their case for developing Alaska’s resources to the Oval Office on Wednesday, March 8. Murkowski said they and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke met with President Donald Trump for nearly an hour.
The Iditarod trail won’t be full of just mushers: a teacher will be following along as part of a yearly program. For two years, Annie Kelley, of St. Andrew’s School in Chicago has been preparing for a new type of lesson plan.
Republicans in the U.S. House on Monday released their plan to replace former President Obama’s signature health care law. The new plan would phase out the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of Medicaid. The House proposal offers tax credits to help people buy insurance if they don’t get it through their jobs. But those tax credits are far less generous to Alaskans than the subsidies in existing law.