The Alaska Supreme Court ruled last week that the Recall Dunleavy campaign can start gathering signatures.
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski addressed the Alaska Legislature on Tuesday. Murkowski gave an update on happenings in Washington, D.C., and took questions from state lawmakers in a joint session.
The state once said Alaska Native tribes didn’t have jurisdiction over adoptions, like tribes had elsewhere in the United States. The state later changed that position, but this inconsistent history has left tribes with uncertainty about the future.
Alaska Native leaders and justice advocates packed a Senate hearing room for an update on what Congress and the Trump administration are doing to address the MMIW issue.
The Supreme Court has directed the Alaska Division of Elections to prepare petition booklets immediately to the group Recall Dunleavy.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski was one of eight Republicans who crossed the aisle to pass a resolution that restricts President Donald Trump’s ability to attack Iran. Sen. Dan Sullivan voted against the resolution.
Mary Vought, who worked for Mike Pence when he was a member of Congress, is being paid $4,000 a month. She grew up in Alaska and once had Sarah Palin’s father as a substitute middle school teacher.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy requested the bill, which would create a new Alaska Lottery Corporation to oversee the lottery.
The judiciary’s independence has been the subject of two high-profile cases. Both are in response to Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s decision to veto more than $334,700 from the courts’ budget because he disagreed with court rulings on public funding of abortions.
Joshua Kindred previously worked as a prosecutor in the Anchorage district attorney’s office and as counsel for the Alaska Oil and Gas Association.