Day 29 featured a truly bizarre House floor session, last-minute heartburn about the budget and a truly scathing public hearing for the latest appointment to draw public ire.
Eliminating expansion would also boot more than 50,000 low-income Alaskans off coverage.
The House broke the 22-day record for longest time without a permanent speaker, the efforts for a large bipartisan majority seem to have fallen apart and everyone took one last pre-budget swipe at the budget.
Instead of ensuring the changes would lower the crime rate, legislators worked on justifying the costs.
The plan would reduce future dividends and increase the risk the account could be zeroed out.
The impasse in the House sets a record.
A third appointee of the Dunleavy administration is out.
And, surprise, the House still doesn’t have an organization.
The proposed cuts highlight the risk with relying one Legislature to keep the promises of another.
The second week of the 2019 legislative session was a lot like the first.