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Democratic Legislators Push For Stricter Campaign Disclosure Rules

Democratic Legislators Push For Stricter Campaign Disclosure RulesWith so much money that will be spent on political ads, some state legislators would like to see stronger federal disclosure laws, so voters know who’s paying for the airtime.

Begich proposing more insurance options for ACA

Begich proposing more insurance options for ACASenator Mark Begich is proposing a change to the Affordable Care Act that would make cheaper insurance options available.

Senate passes anti-discrimination bill

Senate passes anti-discrimination billThe U.S. Senate has passed a bill to ban workplace discrimination against gay and transgender people.

Begich pushes for extension for Health Care sign up period

Begich pushes for extension for Health Care sign up periodU.S. Senator Mark Begich says he still supports the Affordable Care Act but he recently joined nine other Senate Democrats in asking the Obama administration to extend the sign-up period.

Storis Supporters See Ray of Hope in Saving Cutter

Storis Supporters See Ray of Hope in Saving CutterFans of the retired U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Storis have been holding their collective breath all weekend, hoping there might be a way to prevent the scrapping of the ship in Mexico.

Bills don’t move, but Alaskans in Congress file away

Bills don’t move, but Alaskans in Congress file awayCongress usually passes a few hundred bills a year. So far this year it has passed only 46.

Definition of ‘Alaska Native’ needs fixing in health care law

Definition of ‘Alaska Native’ needs fixing in health care lawThousands of Alaska Natives will miss out on benefits they qualify for under the Affordable Care Act if the definition of Alaska Native under the law isn’t changed.

A few successes for Alaska’s health insurance marketplace

A few successes for Alaska’s health insurance marketplaceEnroll Alaska has successfully signed up seven people last week for health insurance on the state’s new Affordable Care Act Marketplace, but nearly three weeks into the launch of the marketplace, the company expected to have many more people enrolled.

Former DNR Commissioner Dan Sullivan enters U.S. Senate race

Former DNR Commissioner Dan Sullivan enters U.S. Senate raceSullivan joins a crowded field of Republicans trying to unseat Democrat Mark Begich next November.

Senate challengers side with House Republicans in shutdown showdown

Senate challengers side with House Republicans in shutdown showdownWhat would the Republican Senate candidates who are challenging Begich have done if they had been in office instead?