My Turn: Ballot Measure 2 strikes the right balance for rural Alaska

I grew up in rural Alaska, surrounded by drugs and alcohol. I didn't come from a troubled home or a broken community. Still, growing up in Eagle and Cordova, I encountered drugs and alcohol like many Alaskans do - frequently. Read more

My Turn: Ryan budget means harsh cuts for Alaskans

On Thursday, Rep. Don Young voted for the Ryan budget for the third year in a row. This bill is an attack on Alaska and Young should be ashamed that he voted for it. The Ryan budget: • Raises taxes on the middle class by an average of $2,000 per year. Read more

The shutdown demonstrates that we need a bipartisan coalition in the House

Prior to the 2012 redistricting and election, the Alaska State Senate was controlled by a bipartisan coalition of Republicans and Democrats. Read more

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