A judge on Friday sided with the state of Alaska and ruled against a lawsuit that challenged the merged campaigns of two candidates in the governor's race.
Officials say they will look into a tax break for Maryland residents received by Alaska's Republican U.S. Senate candidate.
(AP) Officials say they will look into a tax break for Maryland residents received by Alaska’s Republican U.S. Senate candidate. Alaska Public Radio Network reported that Dan Sullivan owned a home in Bethesda, and the Alaska Democratic Party chairman asked Maryland officials to look into Sullivan’s eligibility for the tax break. It requires owners to […]
CONCORD, N.H. — Firearms manufacturers upset over newly restrictive gun laws and proposals in their home states are getting a message from other places: Move here, where the climate is favorable to your products and so are the tax codes. In New Hampshire, a group of conservative Republicans sent letters wooing gun companies. Politicians in […]
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler began his year as president of the National Association of Attorneys General with a pledge to help ensure online privacy. Before his swearing-in Thursday night in Alaska, Gansler said he will work with his colleagues to ensure information provided by online consumers and social networkers is disseminated only in […]
NEW YORK — The price of gasoline is continuing its steady climb. Drivers are paying the highest price ever for the end of February. The national average now sits at $3.72 per gallon, up 30 cents from a month ago and 35 cents from the same time last year. Prices are highest in Hawaii, Alaska, […]
WASHINGTON — Many states that posted big population gains in the 2010 census are now seeing their decade-long growth fizzle, hurt by a prolonged economic slump that is stretching into larger portions of the South and West. New 2011 estimates released Wednesday by the Census Bureau are the first state numbers since the 2010 count, […]
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will cautiously open up more areas in the Gulf of Mexico and off Alaska’s coast to oil and gas drilling. The drilling plans are much narrower in scope than what the administration had said it would consider prior to the Gulf oil spill and what Republicans say is needed to […]
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Southcentral Alaska sees plenty of visitors, but few draw local paparazzi like the guests that fly south every October: trumpeter and tundra swans. Hundreds of swan pairs, some with gray juveniles, stop at lakes and ponds on their annual fall migration, drawing bird watchers to viewing areas such as Potter Marsh south […]
Maryland slipped two spots in CNBC’s rankings of the best states to do business this year, finishing No. 29 out of 50 after placing 27th in both 2009 and 2010. What may be worse for the Old Line State is that Virginia – Maryland’s most frequent foil when it comes to all things economic development […]
KENAI FJORDS NATIONAL PARK, Alaska — The first thing I noticed was the feeling of an ice-cream headache. It meant we were getting close. But the chill off the massive Harding Icefield and wind funneled through the surrounding mountains was part reward for the sweat-inducing hike to get there, and part reminder that we were […]
FAIRBANKS, Alaska — The Alaska Court of Appeals has rejected an Alaska man’s request for a new sentence on a manslaughter conviction in the traffic death of a world-renowned physicist. Byron F. Geisinger was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison in 2007 after he slammed his full-sized pickup truck into the back of […]