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State seeks federal judgment in push for ANWR exploration September Issue 2 2014

State seeks federal judgment in push for ANWR exploration

The State of Alaska has asked a U.S. Alaska District Court to issue a summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. Department of the Interior over the federal agency’s rejection of a state plan to explore a part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The action was filed Sept. 8 in Anchorage. Judge Sharon Gleason will decide the issue.

Unsustainable operating budget threatens state savings September Issue 2 2014

Unsustainable operating budget threatens state savings

These are uncertain times for Alaska. Public spending is a big part of our economy and the state government is running billion-dollar-plus deficits. If things continue as they are, we could be out of cash in six or seven years.

Walker, Mallott combine tickets against Parnell September Issue 1 2014

Walker, Mallott combine tickets against Parnell

In a decision that shocked Alaska’s political world, independent governor candidate Bill Walker and Democrat candidate Byron Mallott joined forces in a self-proclaimed “unity” ticket against incumbent Republican Gov. Sean Parnell.

Begich campaign drops attack ad after family protests September Issue 1 2014

Begich campaign drops attack ad after family protests

JUNEAU — Television ads in Alaska’s U.S. Senate race have been pulled by the two major party candidates after complaints from the family of two slaying victims.