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Zach Fansler during a House news conference in Anchorage, Alaska. Fansler, accused of hitting a woman during a night of drinking last month, has resigned. His resignation was announced on the House floor Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Fansler, a Bethel Democrat, was under pressure to resign from House ...
He added by phone that he was a registered Democrat when he was younger, and his nonpartisan status more accurately reflects who he is. Cotter arrived in Juneau in 1974 and worked at Juneau Cold Storage. He went on to become a labor organizer for the longshoremen's union and ran for an Alaska ...

Two lawsuits filed Friday claim the federal government conducted petroleum lease sales without proper environmental review in a part of northern Alaska known for its wildlife. The Bureau of Land Management on Dec. 14 conducted the largest-ever lease offering within the National Petroleum ...
Nearly 200 House Democrats have access to read, and have the legal immunity to release, a document that rebuts Republican claims of “FISA abuse” ... D-Alaska, who entered thousands of pages of the classified Pentagon Papers into the Congressional Record in 1971, told the Washington Examiner he ...
The Democrats, having none of it, said the four-page memo merely cherry-picks Republican talking points in an effort to smear law enforcement and undercut the current federal investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller. Rep. Adam Schiff, the committee's top Democrat, said the GOP document ...
“He brings a blend of real-world experience, some very sterling academic credentials, and I think having (been) born and raised in the Kotzebue area and having family ties to both ends of House District 40, I think makes him uniquely suited for the job,” said Edgmon, a Dillingham Democrat. Lincoln is a vice ...

Alaska Senate Republican leaders are pointing to rising oil prices as confirmation that their reticence to a proposed income tax was right. But the chamber's leading Democrat says relying on oil gains would be shortsighted. Andrew Kitchenman/Alaska Public Media-KTOO – Juneau. Lawmaker skips training ...
Alaska has almost seven staffers for every 10,000 Alaskans. That's the highest in the country by a wide margin. The number two state, Hawaii, has just four staffers for every 10,000 people. Alaska has more than three times the staff of the number four state, which is Rhode Island. Ohio has the smallest ...
WASHINGTON ― Senate Democrats disappointed young undocumented immigrants in December when many of them voted for a government spending bill that left out deportation protections. Whether Democrats do the same again this week will depend on two things: their level of commitment to helping ...
It was a raucous affair, but there wasn't a peep from Democrats about escalating public pension costs. A Republican ... “It's a tough issue for a Democrat to take on,” says Joe Nation, a former Democratic assemblyman. He's now a ... 1 is Connecticut at $38,000, followed by Alaska and Hawaii. In California ...
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker is proposing legislation that would stiffen the penalties for distributing larger quantities of drugs and would allow judges to consider out-of-state criminal histories when determining bail and release conditions. He says current state laws for drug distribution have little deterrent effect ...
Knowles, a Democrat who served as Alaska's governor from 1994 to 2002, led a mass resignation Monday from the National Park System Advisory Board. The board is a congressionally chartered organization created in 1935 whose duties include advising the government on the designation of national ...
Berta Gardner, the minority caucus leader, said a broad-based tax is still needed. “I hope that Alaskans are getting very angry about failure to take the necessary steps to pull ourselves out of this recession and this trouble,” she said. Gardner said the future of Alaska Permanent Fund dividends is in jeopardy ...
Alaska GOP names finalists to replace Dunleavy. 7 hrs 23 mins ... The Alaska Republican Party has narrowed down its initial list of 11 candidates to replace state Sen. Mike Dunleavy ... The Alaska Democratic Party recently sent three names to Walker in similar fashion to replace state Rep. Dean Westlake ...
House Speaker Bryce Edgmon, a Dillingham Democrat, center, talks with House Minority Leader Charisse Millett, left, an Anchorage Republican, and House Majority Leader Chris Tuck, an Anchorage Democrat, before the start of the Alaska legislative session at the Alaska State Capitol on Tuesday, Jan.
Across the country there are currently 33 Republican governors, compared to just 16 Democrats (plus a lone independent, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker). ... Inslee says the Democratic Party is trying to course-correct an electoral formula that focused on the biggest races for the White House and Congress.
Democrats in the Alaska House of Representatives have confirmed John Agnaqluk Lincoln as the newest member of House. In a closed-door caucus meeting of the 16 House Democrats late Thursday, Lincoln was confirmed unanimously. The vote was announced by the caucus. Lincoln replaces Rep.

From his home on a “remote Alaskan island,” the Times Magazine reported a month before the 2004 Iowa caucuses, “Kreiss-Tomkins has become .... To the extent that the Democratic Party has helped in its own revival—and in transforming Alaska from deep red to a blue-ish purple—it was in part by getting ...
Assuming all goes as expected, this is a major win for Alaska's congressional delegation, and a big loss to environmental groups. ... Tiernan Sittenfeld said when she started working in Washington in 2000, the House had 30 or 40 Republicans who might vote with the Democrats on environmental issues.
What will the Alaska Democratic Party do with Magoon? It's own executive director, Jay Parmley, had a history of public complaints of sexual harassment before he was even hired by the party. And yet they hired him anyway. The party called for the resignation of Rep. Dean Westlake after allegations that ...
Must Read Alaska scanned dozens of comments from “Alaskans” and found a preponderance of what look to be fakes — from addresses in Alaska that ... In fact, it was hard to find many that appeared legitimate, although MRAK located comments from some Juneau Democrats that we deem “probably real.
Alaska's marijuana control agency voted to revoke the license of a marijuana edibles manufacturer that was accused of selling moldy products. The state's Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office board voted on Friday to revoke the license of Anchorage-based Frozen Budz and to fine the company $500,000, ...
Track Palin, the oldest son of former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, was arraigned Sunday in Alaska on domestic violence charges in an incident involving his parents, online court ... McCain and Palin lost the election to Democrats Barack Obama and Joe Biden.
The "Cornhusker Kickback" and "Louisiana Purchase," proposals to get some reluctant Democrats on board? ... Some Democrats point to non-tax items attached to the bill, policies like ending the Obamacare mandate and allowing drilling in the Alaska National Wildlife reserve and say that's a bridge too far.
But Republicans have wielded its powers broadly in the last year, using it to overturn Obama-era regulations ranging from rules making it harder for the mentally ill to get guns, to preventing the killing of bear cubs in Alaska. Ironically, it's the same law that might give Democrats a second shot at preserving ...
For whatever public or private reasons, they joined the minority Democrats to create a Democrat majority in the State House. We respect their right to do that. They should respect the right of the volunteers of the Republican Party to get different candidates. The statewide volunteers of the Alaska Republican ...
Don Young of Alaska will become the Dean of the House, the longest-serving member. It's a position not held by a Republican lawmaker since ...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Six lawmakers will review sexual and other workplace ... All are Republicans, except for Claman, who is a Democrat.
If they cannot stomach voting for Democrat Doug Jones, Roy Moore ... But some Alaskan voters and more mainstream Republicans ... “We'd bring together members of the fishing industry, and young Alaskans, and Democrats for Lisa. ... Murkowski also won support from a coalition of Alaska's indigenous ...
Patty Murray of Washington, the ranking Democrat on the Senate ... His posts at HHS allowed him to build relationships with Democrats, too.
One by one, the items on Alaska's wish list are being checked off as the first ... 8 and the prospect of Democrats trying to leverage immigration reform ... and a member of the Democrat-led majority, is supporting both legislation ...
Democrats' fight to keep oil and gas rigs out of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is losing ... The prospect of drilling in the untouched Alaskan tundra is as close to reality as it's been in ... ANWR, a swath of tundra on the northern Alaska coast, is home to polar bears, ... Alaskans support opening up ANWR.
28 developments also emphasized the leverage Democrats have as Congress faces a Dec. 8 deadline for passing legislation to keep federal ...
The state-owned Alaska Aerospace Corporation has announced it's working toward starting a subsidiary company to operate in the private ...
The commanding officer of Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak was fined after pleading guilty to a noncriminal charge of shooting a brown bear out ...
The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority is preparing for another season ... Beneficiaries include Alaskans with mental illness, developmental ...
Three former construction workers have filed a lawsuit saying "ridiculous" working conditions at an Alaska chemical building resulted in brain ...
It might be reasonable to say that if Democrats can't win it here and now, ... Alaska and West Virginia — are among the whitest in the country.
Democrats tried repeatedly kill or weaken the measure, but they failed to ... Steering Committee, one of the lead Alaska voices against drilling.
SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines says it will stop flying to Havana after demand dropped and the Trump administration imposed new restrictions on ...
Lisa Murkowski of Alaska opposed a bill and everyone else voted along ... So, if Democrats somehow win the Senate, they'll probably already ...
The legislation is highly controversial, with Democrats and ... the drilling proposal is good for both Alaska, an energy-dependent state, and the federal ... Republicans and many Alaskans have long pushed to open up a portion ...
Democrats attacked Republicans for inserting a repeal of the Affordable Care ... Ron Wyden of Oregon, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee. ... chairwoman, Senator Lisa Murkowski, Republican of Alaska.
The math just didn't work: Democrats would have to win three seats. ... Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said she talked to Sen. ... justice has helped Democrat Doug Jones so far run a closer-than-expected race in a deep-red state.
21, 2017. The two men were carrying exhibits to be used in their lawsuit against the state of Alaska on behalf of the Alaska Democratic Party.
A commercial rocket is expected to launch in January or February 2018 at a state-owned aerospace company's facility on Kodiak Island.
Special session starts with contention over Alaska crime bill ... “Alaskans do want a fast fix and much like the governor, I can't stand to go another day ... Anchorage Democrat and Chair of the House Judiciary Committee Rep.
Walker, Mallott taking Alaska to a nebulous Neverland ... Alaskans would appreciate just the tiniest bit of honesty from this administration. ... Instead, the Democrats' governor and lieutenant governor throw out tired canards ... handwringing, do-nothing status quo, and the Democrat's tired reflex: tax, tax, tax.
Senate Democrats tried and failed Thursday to block oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The fight over drilling in ANWR has ...
And it won support from some of Alaska's most liberal Democrats and ... who had help from a long-serving Senate Democrat, Johnny Ellis of ...


 

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