Some of the legislation recycles ideas that have failed to get traction in the past few years — like levying state income taxes and adopting daylight saving time year-round — but there are plenty of new ideas, too.
A lot of potential COVID-19 vaccinators aren’t ready to do it, are opting not to, or don’t have vaccines yet.
Pruitt lost to Democrat Liz Snyder by 11 votes in November.
The road would stretch 211 miles from the Dalton Highway to the Ambler Mining District east of Kotzebue and would cross Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve.
Alaska’s population dropped by nearly 4,000 people — or 0.5%– last year, according to estimates released from the state.
Claims of voter fraud have been debunked. Over 60 legal challenges to the election outcome from the Trump campaign have failed. But central peninsula House representatives have made the same claims that drove the mob in D.C. — that the 2020 election was fraudulent.
“The bottom line is, is that we had a limited amount of appointments, and a lot of people wanting to make an appointment,” said the head of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination task force.
Sen. Gary Stevens says he’s become more patriotic as he’s become older, but questioned what has gone wrong in the country that led to Wednesday’s events.
One of the Trump administration’s biggest energy initiatives suffered a stunning setback Wednesday, as a decades-long push to drill for oil in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge ended with a lease sale that attracted just three bidders — one of which was the state of Alaska itself.
Originally, the state told providers they could start vaccinating seniors later this month. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink attributed the change to confusion over eligibility and scheduling.