Bethany Marcum of Anchorage and E. Budd Simpson of Juneau are the first members appointed to the board, which rewrites boundaries based on federal census results.
A lawsuit over the state’s decision to automatically send absentee ballot applications only to those 65 and older is headed to federal court. The lawsuit alleges that the action unconstitutionally discriminates against younger voters. Anchorage lawyer Scott Kendall filed the lawsuit on behalf of several plaintiffs. “Our lawsuit’s very simple: You want to help people…
The courts have different names and rules throughout the state — some focus on drug use, others on alcohol. And some specialize in categories of defendants, like parents or military veterans.
State health officials are reporting they’ve identified 109 new cases statewide, including 92 residents and 17 non-residents. There were no new deaths.
The vacancy for a director of the Division of Legislative Finance was advertised on the Alaska Workforce website on Wednesday.
More than 20% of the 1,539 Alaskan cases have been announced in the last five days.
Juneau resident Eric Forrer was seeking an injunction because recent changes in grant eligibility hadn’t been approved by the Legislature
Small business owners are seeking more changes to the same relief program.
Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink said that Alaskans can slow the spread of COVID-19 by minimizing just four risks.
The initiative’s campaign manager said Alaska’s current election system limits voters’ choices.