A new crime bill, notable floor speeches and more from Day 100.
Articles by Matt Buxton
The House is pursuing an aggressive timeline for the narrowly built crime bill.
The Senate continued work on the budget, floating a variety of ideas for what to do with the PFD.
Here’s what happened on Day 98.
“There’s a lot of great locations in the state of Alaska, Juneau is certainly a great location, Anchorage is a great location, Wasilla is a great location,” the governor said about special session locations, adding, “Delta is a great location.”
The decision comes amid a lawsuit brought by the state employee union.
The Senate’s set to roll out its budget this week, while the House rolls up its sleeves on crime.
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The boards and commission votes saw six rejections and one tabling.
It wasn’t quite as smooth sailing for the governor’s boards and commissions appointments.