Conservative Fairbanks Borough Assemblywoman Barbara Haney is claiming that liberal members of the school board and assembly are using a largely unknown ad hoc education committee to hatch critical and far-reaching legislation outside of the public
Sponsored by Borough Mayor Bryce Ward and Assembly members Savannah Fletcher and Brett Rotermund, the ordinance aims to ask borough residents if they would approve an increase to the tax cap so that the borough could tax residents an additional $10 million
While left-leaning lawmakers consistently assert that Alaska’s dismal student academic achievement is related to lack of funding, there is amble evidence to suggest that more money is not the golden goose that most left-leaning politicians and educators
One of the leading conservative advocacy groups in Alaska is urging the State House to reject the Senate’s approval of legislation that would restore a state employee pension plan that it says would cost Alaska upwards of $9 billion
Barring more human beings - through increased births and more newly arrived residents - Alaska’s state slogan, “North to the Future,” will never be fulfilled. This was a key part of Gov. Dunleavy’s State of the State speech to the Alaska Legislature
While Anchorage has lost more than 6,000 students over the past two decades, the Anchorage Assembly wants area taxpayers to approve a $62-million-dollar bond package to construct, renovate, and plan new school building projects. At the Dec. 19 Assembly
Simply increasing the overall budget for education is not sufficient to improve outcomes; it is essential to target effective initiatives and expand access to options that do more with less, such as correspondence schools and charter
Rep. Vance urges Alaska Legislature to adopt the Israel anti-Discrimination
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