Archive of: Alaska Politics

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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.

November Issue 4 2012

Bell to seek recount in Senate race

Republican Bob Bell said Monday that he will seek a recount in his race against Anchorage Democratic Sen. Hollis French.

November Issue 4 2012

Gov: Gas imports are ‘last resort’

Where Southcentral will get its energy in the near future was up for debate between the Anchorage mayor and the governor at the Resource Development Council’s annual conference.