All attention was turned to the crime bill hearing on Thursday as many in the capitol delighted in a messy bill hearing.
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.
Legislators will still have to figure out whether they will approve boosted funding for this year.
Some legislators might not be so thrilled to be on the same ballot as a measure targeting their per diem.
Senate President Pete Kelly, the sponsor of the contraceptive study bill, faced tough questioning by the House Finance Committee.
It’s going to be a busy year.
The House also passed a bill officially naming Sept. 11 as “Patriot Day.”
It wasn’t a particularly exciting end to the voter-approved 90-day session.
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The treatment of the smoke-free workplace bill was a step too far.