Rep. Zach Fansler’s resignation becomes official today, while Senate Republicans mull what to do with a new appointment.
The chief justice delivered his final State of the Judiciary of his term. The House also passed its education budget without a funding source.
There wasn’t a lot of news out of the 22nd day, but Wednesday looks more eventful.
The Legislature also is considering hiking fees on lobbyists and raising penalties for oil spills.
The bill would allow distilleries to serve cocktails, just as they had been doing since 2014.
Fallout continue from a handful of legislators’ bad to unacceptable behavior, while the supplemental budget and Medicaid spending continued to dominate debate.
The House returns to 40 members on the same day two Wasilla Republicans are disciplined.
The House also plans to swear in its newest member today.
Even with meetings scheduled for Monday, it didn’t feel like much was happening.
Legislators are looking for a way out from under a nearly $2 billion backlog.