Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell announced early this morning he’s running for Senate. He said he’s entering the race, instead of running for reelection, because he knows he can win.
Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski’s version of the Sealaska lands bill has passed out of its only committee of referral.
A recent Gallup Poll shows 83% of Americans support expanded background checks; a slight tick down from 91% just a few months ago.
Fuglvog is back — as a lobbyist. But Alaska’s senators aren’t giving him access.
Majority Leader Harry Reid said he wants the Senate to pass its bill by the Fourth of July recess. He promised an open amendment process, complete with votes on all sorts of tweaks to the bill.
Jewell reiterated that drilling in ANWR is not part of the administration's agenda.
Politicians have been sounding alarms that student loan rates will soon double. And you could be forgiven if you’re worried your rates will jump.
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.
The Senate Energy Committee is holding a series of so-called “forums on natural gas.” To the uninitiated, they sure look like typical Congressional hearings. For insiders, they look like Congressional hearings without the usual five minute speaking limits.