The Alaskans for Integrity initiative — among other things — would cut off legislators’ per diem if the legislature fails to pass an operating budget in the 121 days authorized in the Alaska Constitution.
During WWII, Libby Stortz’s father was in the 89th Battalion when he and his fellow infantrymen in the Engineering Corps were among the first group of soldiers to liberate Nazi concentration camps. She talks about his memories and lessons learned from the past.
Gas comes from out of town. Gas comes from oil, and oil is a finite resource. And so at some point this system’s going to change. It’s going to change fundamentally, because we don’t have enough oil to make it 500 years.
“When parents send their children to school in Pakistan, they pray for them to come home safely and alive. But, instead of supporting the suffering ones, the world blames Pakistanis and calls them terrorists?”