The House Finance Committee recently held a series of community meetings on Alaska’s budget. The effort helped prompt an outpouringRead more
Alaska Federation of Natives President on Friday sent the following letter to Governor Mike Dunleavy, voicing the organization’s concerns withRead more
I read a joke the other day. How many politicians does it take to change a light bulb? Just two – one to change it and another to change it back again. That’s kind of how I’ve been feeling in the halls of the Capitol these past few weeks. One step forward and two steps back. The House is divided and is struggling to unite, and the clock is ticking.Read more
On Wednesday, June 6th, we recognize one of the most tragic and calamitous events in American history: that 50 years have passed since the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy.
Many Americans like me are sustained and encouraged by great historical figures, whether living or deceased. Mine are the usual and deserving suspects: Lincoln, Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt, Gandhi, and King.
Taking positive steps and working to improve public safety for Alaska remains a top priority for the legislature. House Bill 312, which we sponsored in the House and is now moving toward final passage, addresses our common public safety concerns and is good news for all Alaskans.Read more
Along with my colleagues, Sens. Tom Begich and Bill Wielechowski, I have introduced a package of legislation to protect net neutrality in Alaska and urge Congress to reverse a recent Federal Communications Commission (FCC) order eliminating net neutrality protections.Read more