Tag: Alaska

Palin Leads Early Alaska Special Primary Election Results

Saturday was the last day for Alaska voters to cast ballots in the 48-candidate US House special primary election to narrow down who will temporarily fill late GOP Representative Don Young’s seat throughout the current term. Initial results showed Republican Sarah Palin with a significant lead at about 35%. Kris Perry, Palin’s campaign manager, told Anchorage

Alaska Republican Congressman Don Young Dead at 88

According to Anchorage Daily News, he lost consciousness during a flight from Los Angeles to Seattle and could not be resuscitated. His wife, Anne, was by his side according to a statement from his office. “It’s with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we announce Congressman Don Young, the Dean of the House and revered champion

GOP Senator Calls Out John Kerry for Undermining American Interests

Alaska Senator Dan Sullivan is slamming John Kerry for his attempt to undermine American interests. According to The Washington Free Beacon: Sullivan’s comments came after Senate Democrats blocked a vote on the proposed amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act on Wednesday, citing conflicting reasons for the holdup. Sources told the Free Beacon this week that Democrats were objecting

Biden Shuns GOP Governors

Joe Biden apparently did not want the input of GOP Governors and excluded them from a meeting at the White House. According to The Washington Free Beacon: As wildfires rage across the western United States, Republican governors representing states with some of the largest fires were frozen out of a White House meeting to plan

Trump Opens National Forest to Logging

The Trump administration has opened the Tongass National Forest in Alaska to logging. According to The Hill: The Trump administration on Wednesday lifted protections for Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, a move that will expand logging in the nation’s largest old-growth forest. A notice posted in the Federal Register lifts the so-called Roadless Rule for the Tongass,

Trump Admin Finalizes Plan to Open Up Drilling on the Alaska Wildlife Refuge

The Trump administration has finalized a plan to open up the Alaskan Wildlife Refuge to drilling. According to The Hill: The Trump administration announced Monday it would open up 1.5 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil and gas drilling. A document signed by Interior Secretary David Bernhardt would open up the entire