In 2018, Jody Potts was the target of misconduct from then-Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott. He resigned two days later, but the details of what happened have never been publicly told until now.
“If Steve Branch wasn’t a suspect, why the hell not?”
A lack of summer tourism means fewer people in Juneau, which could reduce the disincentive for skittish bears to come into town.
Cook, a famed British explorer, was in the Anchorage area for short period in May and June of 1778; he and his crew were the first Europeans to reach Prince William Sound and Cook Inlet. His visit is remembered in the oral tradition of the Dena’ina people.
Fitch Ratings expressed concern that Alaska leaders would continue to pull large amounts from the state’s reserves.
Alaska state officials and legislators familiar with the state’s public health system say that a funding injection cannot erase years of budget cuts.
Days before his death in 2005, Simeon Askoak told officials how a key Alaska rural policing program was broken. His village hasn’t had another permanent cop since.
The judge’s order, released Friday, found that a lawsuit over state cuts to Medicaid payments raised “at the very least, serious and substantial questions regarding DHSS’ finding of emergency.”
There are 42,000 children living in Alaska households that receive some form of public assistance, and the state’s budget cuts will likely touch all of them.
State and union representatives met this weekend with a federal mediator to discuss contract negotiations.