It’s part of a larger fight over how the budget is put together, requiring legislators to go on the record if they want any parts of the Dunleavy budget to be considered.
Another week, another attempt at wrangling together gossip and rumors from Alaska’s political world.
More focus on Anchorage-centric projects like the Port of Alaska and the Ted Stevens International Airport, please.
The bill’s author says it could be fixed with a narrow change.
Murkowski said Congress cannot hand over its spending powers to the President.
Repealing the program that stations pollution monitors on cruise ships would show Alaska is open for business. The only problem is that cruise lines are already booming.
The now-former judge said the law was the problem, not his approval of the plea deal and suggested the group that opposed his retention was “seeking some measure of political relevance.”
There was record tun out to oppose the elimination of the marine highway.
The Senate had rejected the provision on the first pass, but supported it thanks to reworked language (and an unavoidable deadline).
Vance apologized for dismissing the students’ input, but said she wants “to be an advocate to help reduce the cost of education.”