Legislative pay would have been reduced to $45,360 annually.
Between 2006 and 2015, there were four cases of child marriage where the child was under the age of 15 years old.
It hasn’t been a banner year for the Alaska Legislature.
The Alaska Democratic Party is opening applications to residents of House District 40 to replace the disgraced Rep. Dean Westlake, who resigned last week amid…
Governor says the state should withhold pay and per diem when legislators can’t pass a budget on time.
The Kiana Democrat initially refused to resign amid calls from his party, House leadership and other legislators to do so.
Taken together, the growing pile of credible allegations will make it almost impossible for the Legislature to not take some sort of action against Westlake.
The report raises questions about his behavior in the capitol, but found the incident didn’t meet the legal threshold for sexual harassment.
The first claim against Westlake was made public last week, and the new report exposes the scope of his behavior in Juneau reached far beyond a single incident.
Wilson is calling on the report and security footage of the alleged incident to be released to the public.