The bill becomes law under a cloud of legal uncertainty.
The move is in protest of the Senate’s abrupt adjournment on Friday, where it passed Senate Bill 54 with a glaring constitutional problem and adjourned.
Gov. Bill Walker will sign Senate Bill 54 he said in a newsletter this morning, despite concerns that it a constitutional problem could tie up…
The Senate refused to fix a last-minute amendment that could leave a key provision at risk of being overturned.
The constitutional guarantee to due process requires sentences match the severity of the crime.
After a three-day marathon floor session, dozens of amendments and one threat of retaliation on social media, the House has passed Senate Bill 54, legislation…
There’s rising concern that the behavior of a handful of legislators is fueling threats, perhaps even intentionally.
Things could quickly get out of hand in Juneau, but the situation could be helped if legislators keep a few basic questions in mind.
Who knows what will happen over the remainder of session, but if the first few days are anything to go by, then it’s going to get messy.
Monday kicked off the fourth special session and legislators are already waist-deep into the criminal justice portion of Gov. Bill Walker’s agenda. The House Majority…