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  • Governor Dunleavy on Shaw Rejection: Senate Appears to Be Pushing Political Litmus Test on PFD Sep 20, 2019
    “Laddie Shaw is Well-Qualified, There’s No Question”  Governor Michael J. Dunleavy gives an update after a majority of Senate Republicans failed to confirm Rep. Laddie Shaw to Senate District M. Youtube (Anchorage, AK) – Alaska Governor Michael J. Dunleavy Thursday shared the following statement after Senate Republicans rejected the confirmation of Representative Laddie Shaw […]
  • Murkowski Continues Fight for Clear Labels on GE Salmon Sep 20, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), a member of the Appropriations Committee, Thursday announced a provision within the Agriculture Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2020 to prevent the introduction of genetically engineered (GE) salmon to the U.S. market until a consumer study is completed, determining the effectiveness of USDA’s recent labeling guidelines for […]
  • Dunleavy Signs Senate Bill 40, Establishes February as Black History Month in Alaska Sep 20, 2019
    (Anchorage, AK) – At a signing ceremony held today at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Living Memorial in Anchorage, Alaska Governor Michael J. Dunleavy signed into law Senate Bill 40 establishing the month of February each year as Black History Month in Alaska.  SB 40, sponsored by Senator Elvi Gray-Jackson, honors and recognizes the […]
  • Governor’s Senate Appointment Not Confirmed by Senate Republicans Sep 20, 2019
    ANCHORAGE – Thursday, Governor Mike Dunleavy’s appointment to Senate District M, Representative Laddie Shaw, did not receive the majority vote of approval from Senate Republicans needed to be confirmed to the seat.   On August 7, a vacancy was left in Senate District M when Senator Chris Birch died suddenly from an aortic dissection.    […]
  • Car Thief takes Troopers, Police on Car Chase Through Homer Sep 20, 2019
    Alaska State Troopers report that they were taken on a high-speed chase on the lower Kenai Peninsula on Tuesday that resulted in the arrest of an Anchorage/Anchor Point man. A trooper, while conducting a traffic stop at 3:50 pm was contacted by a man who reported that his 2000 GMC pickup had just been stolen. […]
  • Remains of Tuntutuliak Boater Found in Kuskokwim River Sep 19, 2019
    Alaska State Troopers report that a boater on the Kuskokwim River upriver from Tuntutuliak found the remains of 29-year-old Patrick Nick, who had disappeared on September 4th  in that general area. He was found on Monday afternoon. Nick’s remains have been sent to the State Medical Examiner for autopsy. At 12:44 am Alaska State Troopers […]
  • Anchorage Man Jailed after Attacking Juveniles with Knife Sep 19, 2019
    A 25-year-old Anchorage man was arrested on multiple assault charges after two juveniles were injured in an altercation involving a knife at the Taku Lake Park on Tuesday evening. According to the report, a man on a bike, later identified as Christian Scherch, approached three juveniles at the park. Initial indications show that the man […]
  • House Democrats’ Bill A Monumental Step Towards Lower Drug Prices For American Families Sep 19, 2019
    Speaker Pelosi, House Democrats Unveil Historic Legislation Today That Will Drastically Lower Drug Prices While Republicans Continue Defending Status Quo  Washington, DC – Thursday Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats formally unveiled the Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3), historic legislation that will drastically lower prescription drug costs and hold insurance companies accountable. Protect Our Care […]
  • Limited Ferry Schedule a Health and Safety Issue for Coastal Alaskans, Not Just an ‘inconvenience’ Sep 19, 2019
    Rep. Stutes: ‘For many families, the ferry system provides the only access to medical care’ KODIAK – Rep. Louise Stutes, co-chair of the House Transportation Committee, Wednesday released a statement correcting an inaccurate claim from a senior Dunleavy Administration official who told a reporter that depriving communities of winter access to the Alaska Marine Highway […]

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Exit Polls Show a Deadlock in Israel Elections

Exit Polls Show a Deadlock in Israel Elections

JERUSALEM – Exit polls in Israel show that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has not won enough seats to put together a majority coalition of 61 seats in the 120-seat Knesset. The same exit polls also show, however, that neither does challenger and former Israeli army head Benny Gantz.…

Iran Threatens War, as Oil Prices Spike

Iran Threatens War, as Oil Prices Spike

LONDON – Analysts warn that Saturday’s drone attack on two Saudi oil facilities, which appear to have shattered the prospect of a rapprochement between Tehran and Washington, could push the price of a barrel of oil as high as $100. The drone strike came as it emerged that…

Trump: US is ‘Locked and Loaded’ to Respond to Saudi Oil Attack

Trump: US is ‘Locked and Loaded’ to Respond to Saudi Oil Attack

WHITE HOUSE – U.S. President Donald Trump says American forces are ‘locked and loaded’ to respond to the fiery attacks on one of Saudi Arabia’s largest oil fields and the world’s biggest crude oil stabilization facility. “There is reason to believe we know the culprit,” Trump tweeted late…

North Korea Fires Projectiles Hours After Calling for Talks

North Korea Fires Projectiles Hours After Calling for Talks

SEOUL / WASHINGTON – North Korea fired two short-range projectiles Tuesday, hours after offering to resume nuclear talks…

Iran: Oil Tanker Pursued by US Sells its Cargo

Iran: Oil Tanker Pursued by US Sells its Cargo

An Iranian oil tanker at the center of a major diplomatic dispute with the United States has sold…

Peace Talks with Taliban Are ‘Dead’

Peace Talks with Taliban Are ‘Dead’

 WHITE HOUSE — U.S. President Donald Trump is denying he overruled Vice President Mike Pence and other…

European Leaders Brace for Trump Ahead of G-7 Summit

European Leaders Brace for Trump Ahead of G-7 Summit

  PARIS — The world’s largest advanced democracies — collectively known as the “Group of Seven,” or G-7 —…

Iran Showcases New Long-Range Missile System

Iran Showcases New Long-Range Missile System

  Iranian state media said the government showcased a domestically-built long-range, mobile surface-to-air missile system on Thursday. The…

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