Olson says he will not contribute to the same decimation of rural Alaska that was seen during the 1918 Spanish Flu.
Both the Senate and governor’s administration have been closely involved in the formation of the legislation and support the measure. If the House process is anything to go by, the measure could be into effect by this Monday or even sooner.
Saving leverage for a fight that may never come.
The vetoes affect two social safety net programs as well as the Legislature’s attempt to rein in an anti-union lawsuit.
Thousands of Alaskans are suddenly without work as the economy grinds to a halt.
It’s all hands on deck.
It’s a measure that several legislators and Alaska Native leaders say would be a significant step in repairing and advancing the state’s relationship with tribes.
The new ranked-choice voting system allows you to vote how you want. No more strategic voting.
Legislators hope to hold the first hearing on the bill by the end of the week, but that would require minority Republicans to sign off on the meeting.
Should they stay or should they go?