Soon, the state will have clear tools to go after anyone who price gouges on food, medical supplies, fuel and cleaning products.
Here’s what happened on the Legislature’s “final” day.
The measure would extend the health emergency through Nov. 15, 2020.
At the very least, they ask, give rural communities the power to enforce their own restrictions.
Senate Democrats raised grave concerns that the by-mail election could disenfranchise voters.
The dividend goes to recipients of the 2019 dividend.
Both the Senate and governor’s administration have been closely involved in the formation of the legislation and support the measure. If the House process is anything to go by, the measure could be into effect by this Monday or even sooner.
Saving leverage for a fight that may never come.
It’s a measure that several legislators and Alaska Native leaders say would be a significant step in repairing and advancing the state’s relationship with tribes.
Legislators hope to hold the first hearing on the bill by the end of the week, but that would require minority Republicans to sign off on the meeting.