The administration of Alaska Governor Sean Parnell ruled in late July that a wild salmon stream in Cook Inlet was “suitable” for ...
I support the Second Amendment, am a gun owner, and support the right to bear arms - in a way that doesn’t ...
The oil tax debate will dominate this session. You should know the options that are being considered, including the bill I and others filed earlier this month. The first few paragraphs summarize the debate, and read on if you want more information. Here goes. ... Full story
"Take it from two United States Senators from both sides of the aisle who have decades of experience in public life: Campaign-finance rules have a tremendous impact on the public policy agenda in Congress. Contrary to the popular perception, the prospect of getting - or not getting - a check from an individual or political action committee does not drive the typical decision on Capitol Hill. ... Full story
Even though I currently live in Anchorage, I grew up in a village 80 miles Southwest of Fairbanks, and I was raised on a subsistence diet. Sure, we traveled to town when the Tanana River was frozen in the winter, or when the ferry was running in the summer, but if it weren't for fish, and moose, and grouse, and berries, and sometimes caribou, and sheep, our freezer would have been pretty bare. ... Full story
As a member of the Alaska House of Representatives from the Lower Kuskokwim River/Kuskokwim Bay election district in western Alaska consisting of 28 communities under the 2002 Benchmark Plan (House District 38), I offer the following comments on the redistricting journey. ... Full story
There are many issues on which I disagree with President Obama. When someone is right on something, however, it is important to give credit where it’s due. ... Full story
A note from Representative Les Gara ... Full story