Anchorage Assembly member Chris Constant said he’s running against the “extreme divisive agenda” he’s seen on display at recent Assembly meetings, including gay slurs, exploitation of Holocaust symbols and pandemic denial.
Trail and cycling advocates are applauding Alaska U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan for being the first Republican to co-sponsor a bill that would provide billions of dollars to connect trail systems and improve access to trails.
The U.S. Senate on Thursday blocked consideration of a waiver that would have allowed foreign-flagged cruise ships to visit Alaska ports this summer.
It’s an incremental step in the solution to a complicated issue, but it shows the state legislature supports communities that are hurting without cruise tourism this summer.
Democrats in the U.S. Senate took the first step Tuesday toward a $1.9 trillion coronavirus aid bill through a process that would allow it to pass without any Republican votes.
Murkowski says she’ll listen carefully to the arguments during the Senate trial and will announce her decision after that.
The energy and climate section of this 5,000-page bill is labeled “Division Z,” and it is its own kind of huge. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has been working on it for years.
A lot of eyes were on the U.S. House today, but, as Republican factions shuttled to the White House to negotiate, it was a day of waiting for most.