Republican media consultant Art Hackney called Peltola’s finish in the primary especially remarkable because she spent so little money.
A towering figure in the worlds of Alaska fisheries and politics, Tillion died Wednesday morning at his home in Halibut Cove.
Alaska state flags were lowered to half mast Friday in honor of Jalmar “Jay” Kerttula, the only state legislator to serve as both senate president and speaker of the house.
Governor’s office says it’s common practice to get “briefing materials” on particular projects.
The CEO of the Pebble Limited Partnership and a prominent Pebble opponent debated a key point of contention about the proposed mine: its size.
While it’s customary for new administrations to ask some employees to resign, Dunleavy’s transition broadened the request to include all at-will workers.
Sen. Wielechowski said he’s disappointed PFDs will no longer follow the formula that was used through 2015.
At issue is a veto by Gov. Bill Walker last year that cost Alaskans about $1,000 each, saving the state about $666 million. It was an austerity measure in light of the state’s multi-billion dollar budget gap.
Clem Tillion was a Republican senator when the Permanent Fund was created. The 91-year-old has a message to lawmakers who want to reduce the PFD: Don’t think any changes you make are going to last.
Sen. Bill Wielechowski, an Anchorage Democrat, and two former lawmakers filed an appeal Tuesday asking the court to overrule a Superior Court judge.