The plan would reduce future dividends and increase the risk the account could be zeroed out.
A third appointee of the Dunleavy administration is out.
The proposed cuts highlight the risk with relying one Legislature to keep the promises of another.
The second week of the 2019 legislative session was a lot like the first.
The ninth legislative day also featured the introduction of the much-awaited legislation to name the Common Raven as Alaska’s state bird.
Informal meetings, early confirmations and the governor’s state of the state are on this week’s agenda.
Things are off to a rocky start.
In these last few days of the campaign, a couple of “tells” can be seen from the different campaigns.
After two years of deeply divided, unproductive and bitter legislating, the Alaska Legislature found its stride in the last week to bring a largely productive and smooth finish to the session.
A long-await bill is scheduled for the floor, the capital budget is growing and multiple bills passed, including one that would bump an initiative off the general election ballot.