At least the Legislature believes it’s spared from a veto. It could be challenged in court.
The Legislature also saw the passage of the ‘Save the Alaska State Fair(‘s alcohol license) Act’ and a reworked version of the conflict of interest rules bill.
The governor has proposed aggressive cuts to Medicaid, but when much of the proposed cuts rely on federal approval senators argue only a small fraction is actually achievable this year.
In light of recent comments, a lesson in institutional racism is in order.
Al Barrette was put forward by Gov. Sean Parnell in 2010, but was rejected amidst concerns about a conflict of interest and a broader backlash to wolf hunting in Alaska.
The PFD, the roadshow, the budget and ethics. Here’s what happened on Day 72.
In Dunleavy’s view, there’s a choice only between extremes: Either Alaska continues on a path he claims will lead to financial ruin and taxes or everyone needs to sign on with his Americans for Prosperity-approved plan to throttle state spending and stifle taxes.
Turns out the Alaska Constitution always wins.
Average Alaskans support his budget, Dunleavy says.
The governor refused to appointee one of the two nominees put forward by the Alaska Judicial Council to fill a vacancy in the Palmer Superior Court. Bolger replied with a constitutional lesson, noting the Alaska Constitution isn’t optional.