An ambitious plan to build a 1,600-mile railroad that would link the Alaskan and Canadian rail systems is on hold and appears to be in jeopardy.
At 87 years old, Young is the nation’s oldest Congressman, and he’s at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Development in the Arctic is booming as the global climate warms and ice melts. But environmental opposition has come along with it, making some big banks like Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase more reticent about investing.
Qilak LNG made the announcement Wednesday that the it plans on shipping gas on icebreaking tankers from fields in Point Thomson.
Of registered voters, 18.2 percent cast ballots, with five precincts and some absentee ballots left to count.
Dunleavy built his reputation as a staunch conservative. But he said he has something to offer independents and Democrats.
It would cost a lot more to pay the full amount under the formula – $840 million.
Dunleavy is the only majority senator in the past 30 years who was never the primary sponsor of a bill that became a law.
Former lieutenant governor says the odds are strong the Republicans will win the race.
“I think there’s a lot of what I would call anxiety in the center and the left of the political spectrum in Alaska,” said Hollis French, who wants Walker and Begich to agree that someone drop out to eliminate political anxiety. Begich supports the idea, but Walker rejected it.