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Board of Regents at U. Alaska Vote to Declare Financial Exigency

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/23/2019 at 12:00pm

Massive cuts to the school system’s budget are making shock waves in the state.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports:

University of Alaska Regents Vote to Declare Fin...

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Expected Cuts at University of Alaska Could Reportedly Impact Accreditation

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/11/2019 at 12:00pm

These proposed cuts have caused a near panic among faculty and staff. Now the story gets even worse.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Accreditation Risk From Alaska Cuts

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities is warning Alaska legislators that a 41 percent cut to the state university system’s budget could threaten its accreditation status.

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Massive Cuts to University of Alaska System Could Force Layoffs

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 8:00am 7/2/2019 at 8:00am

If this goes through, even tenured professors may have to look for new work.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

‘Shocking’ Cut M...

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Governor Proposing Massive Cuts to University of Alaska System

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 8:00am 2/19/2019 at 8:00am

Don’t be surprised if this story gets national coverage. The new governor of Alaska, Mike Dunleavy is a Republican so the press will love the narrative.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Proposed Cuts Imperil 1,300 University Jobs

Alaska governor Mike Dunleavy, whose state faces a $1.6 billion deficit, is proposing to cut $310 million from...

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Anchorage Voters Reject “Bathroom” Initiative, Gender Identity Trumps Sex At Birth

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 3:30pm 4/7/2018 at 3:30pm

I was a bit surprised by this, but maybe Anchorage has fallen prey to leftist urban creep.

The Anchorage Daily News reports:

Anchorage voters have rejected an initiative that would have regulated access to restrooms and locker rooms by a person’s sex at birth instead of gender identity, a local version of what’s...

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Some States Want to Raise Gas Tax for First Time in Decades

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 1:00pm 2/21/2017 at 1:00pm

With higher construction costs and low revenue from low pump sales, a few states have considered raising the gasoline tax in an effort to raise funds for infrastructure.

President Donald Trump has promised to put forth $1 trillion to fix infrastructure across the country, but state officials have realized they need to...

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Alaska Lawmakers Want to Block Obama’s Drilling Ban

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 6:00pm 12/22/2016 at 6:00pm

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama invoked a provision of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands act, a law from 1953, that allowed him to place “a permanent drilling ban on portions of the ocean floor from Virginia to Maine and along much of Alaska’s coast.” Overall, it adds up to almost 120...

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Dude Wins All-State Honors in Girls’ High School Track and Field Competition

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 9:00pm 6/7/2016 at 9:00pm

The gender equality movement has officially come full circle and is now consuming itself in the most glorious of fashions. From demanding equal rights to assuring us there’s zero difference between men and women and now, men are beating women at their own games.

For the first time in Alaska’s recorded...

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