Alaska Can’t Afford Four More Years With Bill Walker As Governor

Gov. Walker has announced his re-election campaign, but Alaskans can do better.

Via RGA

After numerous credit downgrades, a $3 billion deficit, and a reputation as one of the worst states in America for business, Alaskans can’t afford four more years of Bill Walker as governor. Walker announced his re-election campaign today, vowing with his running mate to finish “the work we have started.” But after nearly four years of failed policies that have made Alaska’s economy worse and job outlook bleak, Walker is already previewing the damage he would do if re-elected, with a goal of increasing the tax burden on Alaska’s citizens with a major tax hike.

With Alaska ranked as one of the worsts states in the country for business in 2017 by CNBC and a credit rating that has been downgraded multiple times since he took office, Walker now seems to think that more job-killing tax hikes are what Alaskans want. But as recent polling shows, Walker is one of the most unpopular governors in America, as Alaska voters are fed-with his failed leadership and policies that have hurt the state and pushed it backwards.

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