According to a timeline of the events written by the Department of Law, the governor’s office did not request a human resources investigation until June 11, at least 68 days after the woman’s supervisor in the governor’s office became aware of the misconduct and informed Ben Stevens, Dunleavy’s chief of staff.
More than 120,000 ballots will not be counted until next week at the earliest.
As scandals force Alaska politicians to resign, nowhere have the accusations been more severe than a remote rural district where male leaders are proving to be part of the very problems they’re supposed to be solving.
Three former state employees told state legislators that they believe a $5 million contract was so narrowly written that it was illegal.
A nationwide survey in late July found Republicans were much less likely to view COVID-19 as a serious public health threat.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s controversial first budget director, Donna Arduin, returned to Alaska this month to help lead a two-day budget seminar for legislative candidates and new lawmakers.
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.