The Senate passed a key procedural hurdle to immigration reform yesterday evening.
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.
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.
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 U.S. Senate is expected to a pass a sweeping bill authorizing dozens of water projects today.
The state of Alaska officially calls the continent’s highest peak by the native name Denali. Mount McKinley – which is what the federal government calls the mountain – sits inside Denali National Park.
The U.S. Senate will vote today whether to begin debate on a package of new gun regulations.