Alaska’s perilous finances could make Medicaid expansion unaffordable when the feds cut funding in 2021, but a policy change could spell doom in 2020.
The deal also includes $57 million for this year’s payment on oil and gas tax credits. Legislators say it should be approved by both chambers tonight.
Legislators say a budget deal could come together as early as Friday. It’s not just talk, either, as the operating budget conference committee closed out some big items on Wednesday.
Teaching faculty and employees involved with security and safety will be spared from the layoffs, as well as those in programs with outside funding.
In case you’re not intimately familiar with the case, we’ve put together a primer on the lawsuit.
Walker said revenue measures could be added to the special session agenda if he sees good reason to do so.
The House Majority went out in inglorious style when it passed an all-or-nothing budget, and for all the damage it’s done it won’t accomplish a thing.
Uber and Lyft have arrived in Alaska. Gov. Bill Walker signed legislation today legalizing the operation of the ride-hailing services throughout Alaska. With an immediate…
Legislative staff necessary to pass a budget will be able to stay on, but just who’s necessary is left up to legislators.
Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux: “We are headed to a budget which reduces the people’s PFD and to this, Mr. Speaker, I say not only ‘No,’ but ‘Hell no.'”