Ads opposing Measure 2 identified John Sturgeon, Mark Begich and Sean Parnell as two of the ‘No on 2’ campaign’s top contributors. But once the ads aired, the Alaska Republican Party and other groups had contributed more than 100 times as much.
It’s not clear to hospitals and nursing homes if the state’s disaster response would remain consistent with the federal response, which could put their flexibility at risk.
There are three ways to register to vote, according to the state Division of Elections.
The newly announced case totals for both days were the highest since Aug. 1.
The biggest concentration of new enrollees has been among young adults.
All Alaska communities had to do to receive the first round of state funding was to sign a grant agreement and pass a resolution accepting the grants.
Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Adam Crum said the state has a vaccination strategy team that is working on a plan on how to allocate vaccines around the state if they’re available.
The plaintiffs’ lawyer says the judge’s ruling is “erroneously based in the idea that you can favor one group of voters over another.”
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy declined to answer a question about what he knew and when he knew about inappropriate text messages former Attorney General Kevin Clarkson sent to a younger female state worker.
The number of Alaska small businesses applying for COVID-19 relief grants expanded rapidly this week and they’re asking for more money than is available in the AK CARES program.