Some legislators opposing the override suggested a negotiated compromise to restore some money here and there. Such a process could take months.
More on the numbers from earlier this week.
Chances of an override are slim with 22 legislators hiding out in Wasilla.
More bad news for the University of Alaska.
The poll covered the days leading up to the vetoes and the days after they were released.
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
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.