Monthly Archives: June 2010

ACLU Sues Over Medical Records Seizure

By Ed Schoenfeld

The American Civil Liberties of Alaska says a lawsuit it filed in Ketchikan could set new standards for medical privacy in Alaska. The group is suing the state to recover about four hundred records seized from a women’s health center during a criminal investigation. It says local police later revealed personal medical information. Police deny that’s the case.  Continue reading

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Senate Primary Election

By Dave Donaldson

The major candidates for U-S Senate are about a third of the way into this year’s Primary Election season – and the next two months indicate that voters will have a lot of things to consider when they go to the polls.  Continue reading

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White House Climate/Energy Meeting

By Libby Casey

Both of Alaska’s Senators attended a White House meeting today on climate change and energy legislation.  They were among a group of 23 Senators summoned by President Obama to the closed-door meeting to talk over policy. Continue reading

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Mike Doogan

By Dave Donaldson

Anchorage Democrat Mike Doogan has begun treatment to remove a brain tumor.  Surgery is scheduled for Thursday.    Continue reading

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Begich To Hear General Petraeus

By Libby Casey

Alaskan Senator Mark Begich will get a chance tomorrow to publically quiz the President’s pick to run the Afghanistan war.  Continue reading

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Ted Stevens Remembers Robert Byrd

By Libby Casey

Alaska’s former Senator Ted Stevens is reflecting on the life of his long time colleague Senator Robert Byrd today.  Byrd died this morning at the age of 92 after serving West Virginia in the Senate for more than 5 decades.  Four of them were spent serving along-side and sparring with the 86-year old Stevens.  Continue reading

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Parnell Signs Bill Reducing Cruise Passenger Tax

By  Ed Schoenfeld

Governor Sean Parnell signed a bill today lowering Alaska’s cruise ship passenger head tax.   Continue reading

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