Archive of: Alaska Politics

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December Issue 4 2012

Gov proposes status quo budget, lower capital spending

Gov. Sean Parnell released his proposed Fiscal 2014 budget Dec. 14 as required by law.

December Issue 3 2012

Parnell announces $12.8B proposed state budget

Gov. Sean Parnell on Friday announced a proposed state budget that would limit growth in operating costs to less than 1 percent.

State forecasts $700 million drop in revenue next year December Issue 2 2012

State forecasts $700 million drop in revenue next year

Revenues to the State of Alaska are expected to decline next year by about $700 million, the Department of Revenue said Dec. 4.

December Issue 1 2012

State forecasts $700M revenue decline next year

Revenues to the state of Alaska are expected to decline next year by about $700 million, the state Department of Revenue said Dec. 4.

December Issue 1 2012

Recount affirms upset in Southeast House race

A recount has affirmed a victory for a Sitka Democrat in a race for a southeast Alaska state House seat.

December Issue 1 2012

Treadwell considering US Senate run in 2014

Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell says he's forming an exploratory committee to look at the possibility of a run for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination in 2014.

December Issue 1 2012

Recount affirms state Senate victory for French

A critic of Gov. Sean Parnell's plan for reducing oil company taxes has retained his seat in the state Senate. A Senate District J election recount affirmed a victory for Anchorage Democrat Hollis French over Republican Bob Bell.

December Issue 1 2012

Recount OK'd for Southeast legislative seat

State Rep. Bill Thomas has requested a recount of this year's election results that saw him losing by 34 votes to Democrat Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins of Sitka.

November Issue 4 2012

Incumbent mulls legislative race recount request

Republican state Rep. Bill Thomas says he's likely to ask for a recount in the election race that ended with him behind by 34 votes to Democrat Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins of Sitka.