On July 21, APF joined dozens of think tanks and taxpayer advocacy organizations to send the following letter to Congress, in support of the July 31 expiration date for federal unemployment compensation. Click […]
For Immediate Release, July 24, 2020 Contact Melodie Wilterdink, Melodie@AlaskaPolicyForum.org, (410) 725-9079 Protect My Ballot: New Campaign Exposes Flaws in Ranked Choice Voting Coalition of state think tanks, led by Alaska Policy […]
A growing number of states are following Alaska’s lead in enforcing the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2018 Janus decision. Michigan is the latest state to do so. Thanks to the Michigan Civil Service Commission, […]
Alaska Policy Forum has been selected as a finalist for the Bob Williams Awards for Outstanding Policy Achievement! The awards have four categories: Most Influential Research, Best Issue Campaign, Biggest Home State Win, […]
On June 18, Alaska Policy Forum joined with 51 organizations to send the following letter to the U.S. Treasury secretary, urging him to further postpone the 2020 tax payment deadlines. Click here to […]
On June 27, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down an historic decision that guarantees and protects the First Amendment rights of government workers across the country. The Janus v. American Federation of State, […]
Another state is now following Alaska’s lead and bringing in a little more freedom to government workers. The attorney general of Indiana issued an advisory opinion on June 17 which stated that the […]
On June 11, 2020, I gave the following presentation on Alaska opinion survey results. Click here to open the PDF in a new tab. Here are the highlights: A hugely significant number of […]
Have you ever wondered why we don’t just replace fossil fuels with renewable resources, such as wind and solar? Energy density matters! The resources found here in Alaska go a lot further than […]
There is good news for government employees in one more state! Where Alaska led the way last fall, it seems that Texas is now following suit. By way of background: thanks to the […]
On April 6, 2020, APF joined dozens of other organizations in sending a letter to the President in support of the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule. This joint Department of Transportation (DOT) […]
The following resolution from the American Energy Alliance is a statement on the relationship between energy, freedom, and human wellbeing. Over two dozen organizations across the country, including APF, agree that a free […]
Update: The ordinance amending Anchorage Municipal Code Sections 14.60.030 and 15.95.020 – to enact a sunset date for the requirement to charge a fee for providing an alternative bag – failed, with three […]
Fossil fuels are essential to modern life. How essential? Check out the video! The resources we have here in Alaska not only provide jobs to our residents, but they make our modern world […]
Power plants use natural gas and coal as fuel to provide us with electricity. The question is, where does that fuel come from? Watch the video below to find out!
We all use electricity, but have you ever wondered where it’s coming from? Learn more about the electric grids that power our lives.