Alaska’s current State Senate Majority Leader Shelley Hughes (R-Palmer) is urging Republicans to stick together and form a Republican controlled majority caucus for the upcoming legislative session. With the State Senate expected to be narrowly divided
Alaskans, I respectfully implore you to recognize that the flood of paid advertisements you’ve been hearing about a state constitutional convention may not be the whole story – and dare I say it is “spinning” the story to protect the power and wealth
Every 10 years the voters of Alaska have the chance to determine whether to open our state constitution up for changes. Our founders had the foresight to give us this option. “Defend Our Constitution,” the group using substantial amounts of dark
For those who missed the first Alaska Constitutional Convention debate between Bob Bird and John Coghill, the two longtime political movers will lock rhetorical horns again on Oct. 27 for a live, on-air debate on The Talk of the Kenai radio show, which can be
Legislative gridlock and the unwillingness of lawmakers to follow statutory law with regard to paying out the annual Permanent Fund Dividend are two of the main reasons that State Senators Shelley Hughes and Mike Shower are now urging Alaskans to vote
Let’s get it right this time in dealing with the Alaska Permanent Fund and its Dividend. First the calculation that worked for over 30 years was earnings based. In other words, how much did the Fund earn over the last five years, less the inflation
Alaska State Senators Shelley Hughes and Mike Shower will lay out the case for why Alaskans should vote in favor of a statewide constitutional convention. The lawmakers will present their case on Oct. 18, 7 p.m., at the Wilda Marston Theater at Anchorage’s
Roughly 100 people turned out for the Sept. 29 debate over whether Alaskans should vote on Nov. 8 to call for a state-level constitutional convention, a question which Alaskans are asked every 10 years in accord with the state’s constitution. Organized by
Alaskans in support of holding a statewide constitutional convention to establish a constitutionally protected Permanent Fund Dividend are holding a series of kick-off rallies on Sept. 20th. Alaska’s Constitution mandates that every 10 years voters be asked
Eligible Alaskans will begin receiving $3,284 this month. That includes a $650 energy relief check that state lawmakers approved earlier this year. The combined amount represents the largest payout in the Permanent Fund Dividend program’s 41-year history.
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