More on the PFD, marijuana and legislative pay dominated Day 51.
The comments make Sullivan one of a growing group of Republicans and industry members worried about the tariffs’ impact.
The bill would make it easier for grocery stores and restaurants to donate excess food to shelters and food banks.
Kelly’s said “no” to taxes, but his political opponents say his stance will eventually mean no PFD, either.
The flu season is taking its toll on the Alaska Legislature, but work hasn’t slowed much.
Without the additional funding, public defenders would be working beyond their ethical limit leading to slowdowns, delays and mistakes.
The Senate Majority, like most legislative majorities, requires members vote in favor of the budget. Shower says he can’t make that promise when it looks like the budget will grow.
Here’s what happened in the seventh week of session and what to look forward to this week.
An underfunded Public Defender Agency could lead to slower resolutions of cases, longer time in jail, mistakes and a violation of the Sixth Amendment.
The Legislature is grinding to a halt while legislators head back to Anchorage for the weekend, making for a relatively quiet week.