The Institute of Social & Economic Research has just released a new study “How PFDs Reduce Poverty in Alaska” which addresses how reducing PFDs hurt the most vulnerable Alaskans. A previous ISER study […]
Why would education unions oppose PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS? What do they fear?
Our friend Craig Medred has written a great column regarding the state of Alaska’s economy. Here is an excerpt from the article: “The Alaska Department of Labor on Friday released the job numbers […]
Betsy DeVos is an education reformer and is focused on what is best for the kids and parents. It’s time to save thousands of kids’ futures.
It’s time ordinary Alaskans had a voice in setting the economic priorities of the State Of Alaska. United For Liberty-Alaska is an all- volunteer group of Alaskans who have no special interest group […]
Will ballot measure #1 really deliver on its promises? Or is this merely phase 1 of a strategy to eventually to get to voting by mail ONLY?
Anchorage, pay attention. The Mayor and Assembly are about to increase your property taxes and spend more and more of your money. It’s just so easy to spend Other People’s Money!
Every voter should be informed about candidates before they vote. Here are two report cards from a pro-development group and an anti-development group that should help you be informed.
The government is transferring wealth from the citizens to the government workers and it is costing all Alaskans. Outrageous government union wages/benefits will hurt Alaskans in their daily lives by taking more of their disposable income. The highest paid Muni of Anchorage government union worker costs more than $304,000. Here is the entire list of ML&P payroll.
What has this Nation come to when the two major presidential candidates attack each other on a personal level? Can’t they discuss national security, ISIS, education, jobs/economy, etc? Maybe they are just appealing to the large masses of the public who don’t pay any attention to what is going on in our world. That’s it!
In case you missed it, Governor Walker’s men just voted to sell bonds to finance the PERS/TRS liability payments. We missed it too! We tried to listen in to the meeting held Sept […]
Delegates to the NAACP recently voted in favor of a resolution calling for a national moratorium on public charter schools. Why would the NAACP take away one of the few choices, public charter […]
Selling up to $5 billion in bonds could either place Alaska further in the red or, as State officials hope, successfully decrease the multi-billion dollar pension unfunded liability. (This is a repost of an article we posted in June 2010)
In 2008, the Alaska Legislature passed House Bill 13, which authorized the selling of bonds (debt) for investment to fill the $10 billion pension gap in PERS/TRS.
Wouldn’t it be great if public education could serve every student as a unique person with different learning styles? Well, one size does not fit all in K12 education. Parents should be able to tailor education to fit their child’s unique learning styles and needs. They can with school choice. Here’s an article on how one set of parents chose the best fit for their child. Shouldn’t all parents have the same choices?
The Institute for Justice shows how government regulation can have unintended deadly consequences. Do you believe the US Department of Health & Human Services should block a person from receiving payment for donating bone marrow?