Alaska AFL-CIO proudly endorsed Gov. Walker for re-election. Now, it 'enthusiastically' supports Begich.
The largest labor union in the state, the Alaska AFL-CIO, switched its endorsement for governor from independent candidate Gov. Bill Walker to Democrat Mark Begich three days after Walker announced he was ending his campaign.
Walker touches on historical, current suffering in Native communities
In what may be his final Alaska Federation of Natives Convention speech, Gov. Bill Walker closed out his 30-minute-plus delivery with an apology to Alaska Native people. “As the 11th governor of the State of Alaska, I apologize to you, Alaska’