The ninth legislative day also featured the introduction of the much-awaited legislation to name the Common Raven as Alaska’s state bird.
Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy kept his first State of the State address short and to the point, and the point being that criminals better get the heck outta Alaska because hard-as-nails Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy is gunnin’ for you.
Informal meetings, early confirmations and the governor’s state of the state are on this week’s agenda.
Another rocky day in the Alaska Legislature.
Things are off to a rocky start.
Today’s the day.
These are individuals, groups or feuds that came out not looking so hot by the time the Legislature gavelled out (though some might have found a bit of redemption before the final day).
From smoking bills to university and from foster care to the wealthy, here’s our winners list for the 2018 legislative session.
A last-minute flurry of bills saved the 30th Legislature from being the least productive in history, but there were still plenty of bills left behind.
After two years of deeply divided, unproductive and bitter legislating, the Alaska Legislature found its stride in the last week to bring a largely productive and smooth finish to the session.