“I wonder how many victims or how many additional young people were victimized because the district and the school board essentially ignored the repeated occurrences that happened in seven different incidents,” Sen. Peter Micciche said of Dunleavy appointee Trevor Shaw’s handling of a teacher who’s been convicted of sexually assaulting minors.
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Some legislators walked away feeling that no economic analysis had been done before the budget was submitted to the Legislature.
The 50th day of the Alaska Legislature is in the books. Finance subcommittees continued the grind, we heard more from the public on the PFD…
Dunleavy says it’s not his job to come up with a vision for the University of Alaska—or Alaska, for that matter.
The bill is tailored to address multiple issues raised in the no-jail sentence of Justin Schneider for a shocking 2017 kidnapping and sexual assault on a woman.
The Dunleavy administration has only really had to defend the budget in limited interviews with select outlets and in meetings with legislators. These face-to-face meetings with voters will really put it to the test.
It’s been a week.
Such an initiative would face legal challenges, which its sponsors have already anticipated with a section saying a previous voter initiative simply doesn’t apply.
Senators said they’d rather get it right than do it fast. They also acknowledged that Alaska’s crime problems aren’t entirely SB 91’s fault.
The rule would also allow some clinics to provide incomplete information to pregnant patients.