With only a week or so left to override Governor Dunleavy’s budget vetoes, an effort to pressure the fence sitting legislators has begun. Save our State is on the airwaves with a series of targeted radio ads that calls out legislators who may not vote for overrides because they are closely aligned with Dunleavy, or are nursing grudges from the regular session
FITS comes early this week.
There is more to fiscal conservatism than a small budget deficit.
Many seniors spoke through tears or anger when talking about how the overnight elimination of the Senior Benefits Program, dental benefits and others have left them unsure what to do.
Lindemuth argues the vetoes run contrary to the founding ideals of the Alaska Constitution.
With a week until the clock on the override starts ticking, some legislators want to hear from the public.
Higher property taxes, more fake Alaska Native artwork, the end of the Senior Benefits Program and plenty other bad news.
Medicaid, Senior Benefits Program and municipal bond debt reimbursement also saw cuts or wholesale elimination. The Alaska Marine Highway System was spared after handed deep cuts by the Legislature.
The funding will go directly to Village Public Safety Officer programs, local police and other rural public safety services.
The company pursuing Pebble Mine saw its stock prices soar on Wednesday with the unexpected announcement from the Environmental Protection Agency that it was reopening…