It’s been another break-neck week as the Legislature continues to plow through its work on the budget and churn through bills while Gov. Michael J….
The Legislature continued with a packed schedule on Day 65. More stuff than we can keep track of happened, but here’s a few of the…
Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, has offered to personally pay for the Nome meeting—as long as they remove all the requirements of attendees.
The 64th day of the Alaska legislative session was another busy one. Everyone got a look at the unannounced sponsor of the governor’s upcoming road show, representatives went to work mending the budget and yet another controversial appointee is out.
The events appear to be hosted not by the governor but by far-right group Americans for Prosperity’s Alaska branch, which has put a strict set of conditions for attendance to the “a private, policy focused events.”
But it was a subcommittee walkout that ruled the day.
It’s part of a larger fight over how the budget is put together, requiring legislators to go on the record if they want any parts of the Dunleavy budget to be considered.
Another week, another attempt at wrangling together gossip and rumors from Alaska’s political world.
More focus on Anchorage-centric projects like the Port of Alaska and the Ted Stevens International Airport, please.
The bill’s author says it could be fixed with a narrow change.