Category: State

Governor vetoes budget patch for ferries

By Leigh Armstrong Gov. Mike Dunleavy vetoed additional funding for the Alaska Marine Highway System that was added in by the Legislature.  The Legislature last month approved an additional $5 million for the ferry budget...

Skagway joins statewide effort to recall Gov. Dunleavy

By Lilly Milman Volunteers in Skagway have submitted about 210 petition signatures to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy since the statewide campaign launched Aug. 1, a strong effort in the community where voters cast 388 ballots in the...

Political stalemate shows up in higher electric bills

By Larry Persily While legislators this week work to settle their budget fights with Gov. Mike Dunleavy, Skagway residents last week received higher electric bills after the governor’s office essentially drained the account that...

Fall/winter ferry schedule expected out in mid-July

By Larry Persily The Alaska Marine Highway System expects to have its draft fall/winter 2019/2020 schedule available for public comment in mid-July — about six weeks later than last year due to budget uncertainty. Gov. Mike...

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