A recent proposal by the federal government could lead to increased fraud in the Medicaid program. Alaska Policy Forum submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services about this harmful proposal. […]
Video: Shouldn’t Unions Be Paying Their Own Employees?
Imagine for a second, that every day public employees report to work, collect a paycheck from taxpayers, and don’t perform any government duties. Instead, they spend their time working on private tasks unrelated […]
The ML&P Buyout by Chugach Electric Will Shock Anchorage Wallets
In the upcoming Anchorage election, voters are being asked to vote on the proposed buyout (Proposition 10) of the Anchorage Municipal Light & Power (ML&P) by Chugach Electric. What prompted this buy-out proposal […]
Why I Voted Against the Anchorage School District Budget
By Dave Donley, Anchorage School Board Member At the February 20 Anchorage School Board meeting, I voted against the proposed Anchorage School District FY19 operating budget and a new six-year capital plan. After […]
Alaska’s Budget Deficit: Have we really cut enough?
In a large statewide poll conducted by Hellenthal and Associates in the spring of 2017, Alaskan voters agreed with the following statement by a two-to-one margin: “The state budget needs to be drastically […]
Congress May Remove Whistleblower from Endangered Species List
A bipartisan contingent of senators has reintroduced legislation to provide better protections for federal whistleblowers. The 2011 Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act is virtually identical to the legislation that narrowly missed passage last December, […]
$9 million in stimulus propaganda
(CNSNews) Taxpayers have spent over $9 million to advertise work sites for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act projects. Read the article <here>
$2 million per stimulus job in L.A.
Los Angeles has released a report on job creation/retention directly related to the recent stimulus package. $111 million dollars has provided only 55 employees with continued employment.