Two members of the House Majority’s leadership voted against the budget because it didn’t fully fund the dividend.
The Legislature is set to gavel in at 11 a.m. today with a conference committee meeting to adopt the compromise set for 1 p.m.
The long-rumored matchup became a reality today when Kawasaki officially filed to run against Kelly.
The swift and smooth passage of the capital budget—even though it’s historically late—would restore an ounce of credibility to the Legislature.
This week featured plenty of talk that a deal was coming together to end the spendy cashable oil tax credit program. A deal could be…
The House Majority overlooks key benefits to proposed change to Alaska’s payments to oil companies.
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.
Legislators say a budget deal could come together as early as Friday. It’s not just talk, either, as the operating budget conference committee closed out some big items on Wednesday.
Walker said revenue measures could be added to the special session agenda if he sees good reason to do so.
The House Majority went out in inglorious style when it passed an all-or-nothing budget, and for all the damage it’s done it won’t accomplish a thing.