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  • Why Did Deutsche Bank Keep Lending to Donald Trump? — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast May 24, 2019
      Whispers of money laundering have swirled around Donald Trump’s businesses for years. One of his casinos, for example, was fined $10 million for not trying hard enough to prevent such machinations. Investors with shady financial histories sometimes popped up in his foreign ventures. And on Sunday, The New York Times reported that anti-money-laundering specialists […]
  • Invasive Aquatic Plant Elodea Endangers Planes and Wildlife May 24, 2019
      Anchorage, AK –Pilots landing CAP floatplanes or their personal aircraft on water ways are vigilant to check the surface for boats, logs, sandbars, and other impediments to safety.  Now, Southcentral Alaskan lakes have a new hazard to avoid: ELODEA. Pilots are encouraged to be attentive to Emergency Order 2-NP-2-16-19 (https://www.adfg.alaska.gov/Static-sf/EONR/PDFs/2019/R2/EO%202-NP-2-16-19%20Alexander_final.pdf) regarding the water bodies […]
  • U.S. Marshals Warn of Phone Scam May 24, 2019
      The U.S. Marshals Service is warning the public of a telephone scam involving a fraudulent caller contacting members of the public and alleging they, or their family members, have an active federal arrest warrant and demanding payment of fines.   Recently, there were reported attempts of a fraudulent caller who identified himself as a […]
  • Trump Heads to Japan for State Visit May 24, 2019
      ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE — U.S. President Donald Trump is heading to Japan for a four-day state visit heavy on ceremony and sports, although a senior White House official promises “there’ll be some substantive things to announce.” A focus on photo opportunities rather than deal-making may be intentional on the part of Japanese Prime Minister […]
  • Insults Fly as Trump-Pelosi Feud Escalates May 24, 2019
      U.S. President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are trading insults in an escalating feud that follows questions about whether he should face impeachment over past and current dealings. Pelosi said Thursday that Trump wants opposition Democratic lawmakers to impeach him, but that the case has yet to be made to start a […]
  • Governor Dunleavy: “Legislative Leaders Neglect Basic Duty on Budget” May 24, 2019
      (Juneau) – Alaska Governor Michael J. Dunleavy Thursday issued a statement following one week of special session on the back of a 121-day regular session, in which the legislative leadership has failed to accomplish the basic tasks of government which includes passing a constitutionally mandated budget: “The legislative leadership has delayed for too long […]
  • House Passes Resolution in Support of Renaming Saginaw Bay as Skanáx̱ Bay May 24, 2019
      Rep. Kreiss-Tomkins’ proposal supports formal return to Tlingit name for bay in Kake  JUNEAU – The Alaska House of Representatives last week passed House Resolution 11, 37-0, expressing the House’s support of renaming Saginaw Bay in Kake to its Tlingit name, Skanáx̱ Bay. The bay is adjacent to the Southeast Alaska village and is […]
  • Fairbanks Driver Arrested after Driving to Bar Drunk then Assaulting Victim May 24, 2019
      At 2:10 am on Friday morning Alaska State Troopers responded to the Marlin Bar in Fairbanks in response to a REDDI report. Upon arrival at the location they were flagged down by a man outside of the bar. The man advised troopers that he had just been accosted by the suspect, later identified as […]
  • Rep. Don Young Signs Bipartisan Letter Urging Congress To Delay Cuts to Hospitals Serving Vulnerable Populations May 24, 2019
      (Anchorage, AK) – Last week, 302 members of the House of Representatives – including Rep. Don Young – sent a bipartisan letter to Congressional leaders calling for a delay in cuts to the Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) program. The Medicaid DSH program provides vital support to Alaska hospitals that serve a disproportionate number of […]
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