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Renewable Energy Goals

Governor Dunleavy’s Renewable Portfolio Standard and our, seldom, but wholehearted support in the case of a policy that will help our state do its part to combat emissions.

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Local Control

A very seasoned and shrewd retired politician said the other day, “sometimes a money spill can be worse than an oil spill,” meaning we should be careful how our current leaders handle an influx of federal infrastructure funds.

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State of State Predictions

The Governor’s State of The State Address is next week (7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 25). It is sure to contain grievances about the Federal Government, excitement about mineral resource development projects in Alaska, and a dash of “Election Integrity” talk. It will maybe/probably contain a few lines about renewable energy, fisheries, Alaska’s strategic economic and military location, and “greatest …

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New Year, New Session 2022

Happy New Year and new Legislative Session from The Alaska Center. We anticipate both opportunity and struggle in the year ahead, another year in the lifetime work of protecting and nurturing our Democracy and saving our home from the ravages of climate change.   The 2022 legislative session will likely be consumed with election-year grandstanding antics. We already see some of …

Our Next Chapter: Important Announcement

The Boards of The Alaska Center and The Alaska Center Education Fund, together with Executive Director Polly Carr, announce Polly’s plan to transition by the end of 2022.