The deal also includes $57 million for this year’s payment on oil and gas tax credits. Legislators say it should be approved by both chambers tonight.
Uber and Lyft have arrived in Alaska. Gov. Bill Walker signed legislation today legalizing the operation of the ride-hailing services throughout Alaska. With an immediate…
This idea of providing Alaskans a real choice on their relationship between their personal data and the government was at the heart of HB 74 as it made its way through the state house. Unfortunately, that choice was effectively stripped out of bill when the House Finance Committee overhauled the legislation on Tuesday by adding provisions mandating the DMV scan and store applicants’ pictures, birth certificates, marriage certificates, and other personal documents, and share our personal information including up to 5 digits of our social security numbers with a private multi-state database as mandated by Real ID. This would be true for both Alaskans that opt into Real ID and those who don’t.