Lessons from Alaska’s history should serve as a warning for today.
Oil prices dropping below $20 a barrel doesn’t help, either.
The state cites the American College of Surgeons in calling for elective abortions to be delayed “a few weeks,” but that’s not what the guidance actually says.
The governor claims some of the items can be replaced with federal COVID-19 funds. House Speaker Edgmon says the vetoes “gamble” the state’s future.
The court system has ordered that anyone awaiting trial for a misdemeanor charge other than domestic violence or stalking be spared of jail time and released on their own recognizance.
“We are closer to the beginning than the end,” he said.
The Anchorage election by the numbers, some new hires and some sketchy spending.
Alaska’s already been under a statewide shelter-in-place order for nearly a week and has restricted nearly all in-state travel.
Soon, the state will have clear tools to go after anyone who price gouges on food, medical supplies, fuel and cleaning products.
With $1.25 billion on the way, oversight is as important as ever.