Thousands of Alaskan families likely breathed a sigh of relief May 31 when the legislature passed its budget to avoid a government shutdown less than... Read more
By now, most of you know we have a budget challenge: Over the past two years, Alaska’s oil revenue has plummeted by 88 percent, mainly... Read more
As most Alaskans know, a sharp drop in the price of oil over the last year-and-a-half blew a gaping hole in the state’s budget. This... Read more
This was an historic week for Alaska. Thanks to our state legislators, we took a significant step toward controlling our own destiny.
The legislature held... Read more
I was not quite a teenager when I had my first interaction with the federal government.
In 1963, I was awarded the janitorial contract for... Read more
This past week has been a tough one for Alaskans.
On Tuesday, we learned that heavy rainfall had triggered six landslides in Sitka, and three men—beloved... Read more