The $30 tax would be levied on every Alaska worker—regardless of residency—and raise an estimated $13 million per year for school construction and maintenance.
Johnson said constitutional amendments should go to a vote of the people, which is how the process already works.
Another day without progress.
Alaska’s truly unique when it comes to its constitutional ownership of natural resources and it’s created a critical floor for the state’s finances.
Dunleavy cited Colorado as a shining example of requiring voter approval of taxes, but it’s also meant “an explosion in fees” and budgeting tricks by the state’s Legislature.
And, surprise, the House still doesn’t have an organization.
It reveals a grave misunderstanding of how Alaska’s budget process works.
This year legislators are facing competing, often incompatible interests. Will they take the easy way out again?
By contributing writer TJ Presley In keeping with his campaign style, Mike Dunleavy’s first State of the State speech was, let’s say, light on the…
Quick isn’t the only member of the Department of Administration to call it quits on Thursday.