Gov. Parnell’s “milestone” label for the new Alaska-Japan LNG agreement has Dermot Cole scratching his head. In the ADN, Cole points out the striking resemblance between the new AK-Japan LNG memo and the one-year old AK-Japan LNG memo in vague language, tone and intent.
Meantime, Gov. Sean Parnell’s op-ed about Bill Walker’s lack of a gas pipeline plan is still reverberating through the tubes.
U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan explained his change in heart regarding his new-found support for the minimum wage ballot measure in the News Miner.
A lawsuit was filed to challenge decision by Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell to allow the pairing of Bill Walker and Byron Mallott for the gubernatorial race.
The Juneau Empire is reporting that Maria Gladiszewski, area-wide Juneau municipal candidate, would support a sales tax if elected.
Freedom Partners Action Fund Inc. is putting $323,550 into media buys to attack Sen. Mark Begich. Freedom Partners is the center of the political network by the Koch Brothers that spent $41.7 million within the Koch network in 2013 alone.
The Pacific Standard has come out with a study that claims people find the smell of politically liked minded individuals more attractive than their political opposites.
Brent Budowski with The Hill claims that the GOP might have peaked too soon for the midterm elections. Despite this, Alaska’s Senate race is still considered to be a toss up.
Karl Rove wrote a piece for the Wall Street Journal explaining the hurdles the GOP must overcome in order to regain the Senate. Included, not surprisingly, is a call for Republicans to give more cash.