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Senator proposes striking same-sex marriage ban

...option is superior, he said, because it gives Alaskans the chance to weigh in rather than being told what to do.Juneau Democratic Sen. Dennis Egan told the Empire he likes the idea, but doesn't think it will pass the Legislature."I support...
State | AK legislature
Sam Kito III named to replace Rep. Beth Kerttula for House District 32

Republican Gov. Sean Parnell named Sam Kito III Friday to replace former Juneau Democratic Rep. Beth Kerttula for House District 32.Kito's appointment is pending a confirmation from a majority of the House Democrats...
State | AK legislature
Democrats submit new Senate names

Juneau Democratic party leaders provided Gov. Sarah Palin with a list of four names...former state representative from Juneau in the 1970s and early 1980s. Juneau Democratic Party Chairwoman Kim Metcalfe said the party still supports Kerttula...
Senate seat up for grabs

...Palin broke with tradition when she bypassed the Juneau Democratic Party's recommendation for appointment to the Alaska...Palin names, but disagreed with the tactic of the Juneau Democratic Party. "There's a tradition, and I don't think...
Kerttula awaits Palin's Senate appointment

...was "humbling" to get the sole nomination of the Juneau Democratic Party to replace Sen. Kim Elton in the Senate...not said what her plans for the appointment are. Juneau Democratic Party chairwoman Kim Metcalfe said the formal notification...
Kerttula's hopes for leadership fade

...Kerttula, D-Juneau, may have seen her hopes of leading the state House of Representatives dashed when fellow Juneau Democratic Rep. Andrea Doll lost her re-election bid. Or, those hopes may have already been lost when Gov. Sarah Palin...
Why is Juneau silent about Israeli violence?

...absolved from acting on the knowledge gathered? Where are the religious groups in this season of peace? How about the Juneau Democratic Party with their new-found "fierce urgency of now." Obviously, they are nowhere to be found in Alaska's most...
Begich could benefit from GOP's woes

JUNEAU - Democratic Sen. Mark Begich probably couldn't ask for a better start in his re-election campaign, with the state Republican Party emerging...
Begich: Government shutdown 'totally unnecessary'

JUNEAU - Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich said Tuesday it's time to move on from calls to repeal the federal health care law and instead fix...
French to run for lt. governor

JUNEAU - Democratic state Sen. Hollis French has opted against another run for governor and instead set his sights on next year's lieutenant governor...


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