Legislation passed the House last year that would allow people with overturned convictions to apply for missed dividends. It has not yet had a hearing in the Senate.
Testifiers misunderstood the proposal, backers say.
No one likes the House plan to put the PFD and a POMV draw in the constitution.
Without the additional funding, the state would have had to stop Medicaid payments sometime around the end of the month, putting many smaller health care providers in jeopardy.
The Legislature is nearing what’s normally the final sprint, but there’s still plenty of ways for things to unravel.
Fundraising for Logan didn’t plummet or boom after the publication of the story. The story for the Berkowitz campaign was much different.
Zulkosky is the 19th woman to be currently serving in the Alaska Legislature, the most in the Legislature’s history.
Another tumultuous week in the Legislature is drawing to a close with a quiet Friday, so take a break and catch up on the latest in political rumors and gossip.
The representative was joking with fellow legislators on the way to the hospital.
Senate Democrats wanted to tell the feds to respect Alaska’s marijuana vote. Republicans gave them a watered down resolution that sides with the feds.