Senator Donny Olson joined Republicans in the Senate majority last month, and with that move came funds for one more staffer.
With Alaska’s deficit nearing $4 billion, Foster says cuts are coming and they’ll have major repercussions for the Bering Strait Region.
Voters will decide on state lawmakers, governor, a U.S. Senator, Alaska’s only U.S. House rep, and on three ballot initiatives ranging from marijuana to minimum wage.
Walker will run as governor, Mallott as lieutenant governor on the “Alaska First Unity Ticket.”
In Monday’s news: Oiled wildlife confirmed on St. Lawrence Island; Another Democrat joins Senate Republican-led majority; Governor Parnell says State’s attitude toward tribes is unexpected and…