Congressional Republicans have been pushing for a short-term extension of the federal unemployment benefits, while Democrats want a broader relief bill that would pay the benefits through January.
Alaska’s largest rural airline is $90 million in debt and could be forced to sell its assets and shut down permanently, putting rural travel and supply lines in peril unless the government or new investors come to the aid of the bankrupt company, according to documents filed in federal court.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski was not happy to hear President Trump say he would accept foreign intelligence on a political opponent.
With the U.S. House and Senate on break, Alaskans alarmed by the Trump White House are pressuring the state’s Congressional delegation for a town hall meeting in the Anchorage area. Their push doesn’t seem to be having the desired effect.
So far outside spending has tilted heavily in his favor.