Hollis French

Senator French Holds Hearing on Prison Deaths

Jul 16, 2014

With the recent spate of deaths in Alaska prisons, particularly the suicide of Israel Keyes, there is increasing attention being focused on Alaska’s Department of Corrections.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more on the legislature’s most recent look into the matter.

KDLG Interviews Hollis French

Jun 16, 2014

Alaska State Senator visited Dillingham Friday as part of the race for Lieutenant Governor.  KDLG's Chase Cavanaugh got the chance to sit down with him and ask about his campaign.

Alaska’s Tax regime has changed dramatically from Senate Bill 21, which passed last year.  The law has proven controversial, however, with the latest challenge coming from two Democratic state senators.    KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has the details.

Lawmakers Take to the Floor as the Session Ends

Apr 28, 2014

The Alaska Legislature gaveled out of session on Friday but not before a handful of lawmakers took to the floors of the House and Senate to speak about particular bills or issues. A couple of lawmakers also said goodbye to their colleagues. KDLG’s Mike Mason listened in and filed this report.

Alaska Senate Minority

3 prominent Democrats in the Alaska Legislature have put forward some proposed changes to the oil tax structure in Alaska. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

The small Democratic Minority in the Alaska Senate has a new leader and he already has some issues with the Republican controlled Majority organization. KDLG’s Mike Mason explains.

Hollis French to Run for Lieutenant Governor

Oct 16, 2013
Hollis French

One of the harshest critics of the Administration of Alaska Governor Sean Parnell has decided to run for the job of Lieutenant Governor. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

Democrat Hollis French Files to Run for Governor

Aug 14, 2013
Hollis French

One of the most outspoken members of the Democratic minority in the Alaska Legislature is throwing his hat in the ring to be Alaska’s next Governor. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

Senate Dems Call for an Audit of the Auditors

Feb 21, 2013
Alaska Senate Democrats

A handful of Democrats in the Alaska Senate are calling for an audit of the auditors for the State of Alaska that look at the tax returns of the major oil producers.