Tales from Wasilla: Kenneth Champ


When WC first started out as a lawyer, he worked for a law firm that served a prepaid legal services plan. Members of the plan could take their legal troubles to WC. There were a lot of criminal cases, and what WC learned early is that crooks just aren’t very bright. Sample conversation: Police Officer:…

Framing the ACES Debate


It’s about a month until the Alaska Legislature reconvenes, where Governor Parnell’s bill to repeal the current oil tax structure awaits action. Nothing over the break between the first and second sessions has offered any real support for giving a couple of billion in nonrenewable resource tax dollars to the oil industry. Two studies purchased…