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May Issue 2 2012

Parnell veto may delay Coastal Management's startup

A veto by Gov. Sean Parnell of funding for a new Coastal Management program, should voters opt to create one in August, will delay implementation by almost a year, supporters say.

May Issue 2 2012

Crossroads announcing $25 million ad push

An independent group favoring Republican Mitt Romney is launching a $25 million, monthlong advertising campaign against President Barack Obama in 10 states, further escalating an expensive TV ad war in presidential battleground states less than six months before Election Day.

May Issue 2 2012

Redistricting board redraws southeast Alaska

The Alaska Redistricting Board on Monday made what its executive director called significant changes to southeast Alaska's political boundaries in an effort to win court approval for the plan.

May Issue 2 2012

Redistricting board will meet Monday on SE plan

The Alaska Redistricting Board will meet Monday in Anchorage to work on new House and Senate districts in Southeast Alaska.

May Issue 1 2012

New texting-while-driving ban takes effect Friday

Take your fingers off the phone's keypad and put them back on the wheel.

May Issue 1 2012

High court sends redistricting plan back for work

The Alaska Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the state Redistricting Board to rework House and Senate districts in southeast Alaska for a plan to be used for this year's elections.

May Issue 1 2012

Alaska Supreme Court set to consider redistricting

The Alaska Supreme Court is preparing to consider arguments over a plan to change the state's legislative boundaries in a case that will affect upcoming elections.

May Issue 1 2012

Postal Service loses $3.2B in 2nd quarter

Drowning in red ink, the U.S. Postal Service on Thursday reported a quarterly loss of $3.2 billion and blamed Congress for blocking the agency's cost-cutting efforts to offset declining mail volume and mounting costs for future retiree health benefits.

May Issue 1 2012

Democrat plans to file papers to run against Young

A Democratic challenger to U.S. Rep. Don Young says he plans to file his candidate paperwork Wednesday with the Alaska state Division of Elections.

May Issue 1 2012

High court to hear redistricting petition

The Alaska Supreme Court plans to hear arguments Thursday on whether a redistricting plan that sparked a legal fight should be used for this year's elections.