Firebrand conservative Alaska State Senator Lora Reinbold (R-Eagle River) announced via a Facebook video on May 25 that she is not running for re-election this year. The past few years have been trying on Reinbold as she doggedly opposed divisive and highly
Six members of the Anchorage Assembly voted to shut down public testimony following a heated exchange between Assembly Chair Suzanne LaFrance and Assemblywoman Jamie Allard at the May 24 meeting. Tensions were high at the start of the six-hour meeting due to
Anchorage Police Department Deputy Chief Sean Case invited the leader of an extreme leftist organization to help train police officers in cultural awareness and diversity. Case made his comments on May 22 during a one-hour online interview with Celeste Hodge
The last half of 2022 will see one of the most packed election seasons in the history of Alaska. Voters must decide on a U.S. Senate seat, a U.S. House seat, the governor’s race, and 59 of 60 state legislators. According to the Alaska Division of
Hard leftists on the Anchorage Assembly are seeking to enact new powers that would allow them to remove a duly elected mayor. On May 24, the Assembly will hear from the public about an ordinance introduced by Assemblyman Christopher Constant. If passed the
Expansion of state-funded voluntary pre-kindergarten was part of the colossal budget passed by the Alaska Legislature this week and sent to Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s desk. State lawmakers included a generous financial incentive for school districts to open and
The final budget approved by the Alaska Legislature on May 18 will allow Alaska to continue underwriting abortions through its state-funded Medicaid program. Last year, Alaska paid for 537 abortion with state funds. That represented about 44% of all abortions
Thanks to the help from five Republican Alaska State senators, a bill intended to keep biological males who identify as female from dominating girls’ athletics has been defeated. On May 17, left-leaning Republican Sen. Natasha von Imhof (Anchorage) moved to
Editor’s note: In 2021, Alaska used its Medicaid program to pay for 537 abortions. That represents about 44% of all state abortions. As the Senate and House wrestle back and forth in the Alaska Legislature about whether state funds should be allocated
Alaskan parents have a legitimate right to choose the school that best fits their children’s needs, even if that is a private school. There is an opportunity, which has been hiding from public view. In 2014, educator and then-State Senator Mike Dunleavy
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