Senators said they’d rather get it right than do it fast. They also acknowledged that Alaska’s crime problems aren’t entirely SB 91’s fault.
Instead of ensuring the changes would lower the crime rate, legislators worked on justifying the costs.
The Senate initially refused to sound off against a federal rollback of lenient marijuana policy, but the final joint resolution stands up in support of Alaska’s industry.
Gov. Bill Walker and his administration rolled out a plan to address the rising trends in crime through a series of legislative and administrative measures…
Things could quickly get out of hand in Juneau, but the situation could be helped if legislators keep a few basic questions in mind.
Observations on the latest in the Alaska political scene’s gossip and rumors.
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…
The Midnight Sun’s Casey Reynolds is joined by Alaska political consultants Taylor Bickford and Cale Green to discuss some of Alaska’s most interesting legislative races and the issues at play in them.