| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:18 PM
The almost-day-old partial government shutdown is having varied affects across Alaska. Here's a look at what the shutdown means, by the numbers:
Of the 750 National Park Service employees in Alaska, spokesperson John Quigley says 64 are working...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:54 AM
STORY UPDATED AT 10:40 p.m. at 9/30/13:
Alaska’s D.C. Delegation responded to the Federal Government shutdown and each member expressed frustration with the results.
“I have been through several government shutdowns during my time here in...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:12 PM
A recent change to the federal government’s guidelines to purchasing food could bring a boost to Alaska’s seafood industry.
On Monday, the Government Service Administration revised its guidelines and dropped a previous policy - requiring...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Emboldened conservatives who forced House Republican leaders to push a stopgap spending bill that unravels President Barack Obama's health care law are digging in for a long fight, determined to stop "Obamacare" before the first...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:23 PM
A group of Anchorage unions turned in a petition with more than 22,000 signatures Monday that may let voters decide the fate of Assembly Ordinance 37, the city’s newest labor law.
On Monday, the coalition of municipal unions turned in its Repeal...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:04 PM
U.S. Sen. Mark Begich's campaign is labeling as false a claim made by the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
The committee, in a release Friday, said Begich was "set to travel around Alaska raising money with liberal Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand."...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:57 AM
A lot of money is expected to flow in the 2014 race to represent Alaska in the U.S. Senate. Three people -- Democratic incumbent Sen. Mark Begich, as well as Republican challengers Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell and Joe Miller -- have announced their candidacy,...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:36 AM
Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell brought in about $170,000 during the latest reporting period as he gets his campaign for U.S. Senate in Alaska off the ground.
The reporting period covered the second quarter but Treadwell's fundraising numbers were limited to...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:38 AM
U.S. Sen. Mark Begich raised nearly $1 million toward his re-election effort during the second quarter of the year.
Begich reported having $2 million on hand at the end of June.
The summary of Begich's latest financial disclosure to the Federal...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:18 AM
U.S. Sen. Mark Begich has joined with several other Democrats in proposing a constitutional amendment requiring balanced federal budgets.
Begich's office in a release says the proposal would require that Congress balance the budget each year unless...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords visited Anchorage on Tuesday along with her husband, Mark Kelly, as part of a multi-state tour to promote ongoing efforts to reform the nation's gun laws.
Two years ago at a political event in Tucson, Ariz., Giffords, a...