The funding will go directly to Village Public Safety Officer programs, local police and other rural public safety services.
It may not be “tough on criminals,” but it’s definitely tough on crime.
The money for the practice is also set to come out of the Power Cost Equalization fund.
The money would go to matching grants for the construction of new treatment facilities.
Legislators in the House would rather act sooner rather than later to get serious about treating addiction.
The projected changes to the inmate population is nearly identical to the version passed by the Senate.
Three budgets, a crime bill, a dividend and education funding.
It’s about integrity in the Legislature.
“A sense of safety and security trumps every other need Alaskans have,” said Sen. Shelley Hughes, R-Palmer.
The “War on Criminals” isn’t cheap.