This is Galvin’s second run at Young. She also outraised him in the 2018 campaign, but lost by seven percentage points.
Separately, the Alaska Alaska Supreme Court this week received new arguments on an appeal that could block the recall.
There’s a growing chorus of political conservatives at both the state and national level who are calling on policymakers to quickly relax some of the social distancing measures that have helped contain COVID-19’s spread.
As the fishing season ramps up, mid-sized coastal towns are finding they have little say over who shows up to work in the industry.
The Legislative Legal Services director says the Alaska Legislature may need to reconvene to resolve the issue.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski made a point of praising Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz for acting quickly to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Mary Jane Fate was known for her advocacy for the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and her leadership of the Alaska Federation of Natives and the Fairbanks Native Association. Fate had many “firsts” at a formative time in Alaska’s history.
The legislative auditor ran into several problems when she was conducting the audit: The state denied her and her team access to financial records for oil and gas taxes and the former revenue commissioner wouldn’t sign off on the accuracy of department records.
The oil tax initiative would raise the minimum tax and eliminate oil tax credits for Alaska’s largest legacy fields: Prudhoe Bay, Kuparuk and Alpine.
Saturday’s Democratic presidential primary in Alaska was the first since Sanders announced earlier this week that he was dropping out of the presidential race.