The initiative would ban lobbyists from buying legislators meals, rewrite the rules for conflict of interest and end per diem payments if legislators haven’t passed a budget by the end of the regular session.
Today, we’re looking at some of the biggest stories we’re looking forward to in 2018.
Dunleavy stands to be the full-PFD candidate in 2018.
The proposed initiatives sought to enshrine key parts of the Affordable Care Act in state law.
Governor says the state should withhold pay and per diem when legislators can’t pass a budget on time.
The state says there are plenty of ironclad reasons to bar the Alaska Republican Party from cherry-picking primary candidates.
The Republican legislators ran afoul of the party by caucusing with Democrats.
The outcome of the case has new importance if the outcome of Virginia’s legislative races on Tuesday night can be replicated in Alaska.
The state says a lower court judge got it wrong when he overturned Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott’s decision to invalidate the measure.
They’re all still 32,000 signatures, a few legal challenges and a legislative session from reaching the 2018 ballot, but it’s time to take stock in where each stands in The Midnight Sun’s State of the Race update.