Things are nearly done, for now.
With the Legislature nearly complete with approving nearly $1 billion in coronavirus relief spending, state officials say they’re ready to start putting that money out…
It was largely uneventful.
“We don’t direct how people should live their lives,” said Dr. Anne Zink, the state’s chief medical officer.
Session, session, lawsuits, session and a Hitler apologist.
It turns out not everyone was willing to look the other way.
The campaign has also launched an ad campaign following its victory in the Alaska Supreme Court.
Business leaders have argued loans are an unnecessary additional risk for businesses that don’t know when income will return to normal.
Despite all the handwringing over the process, the Legislature and governor made significant revisions to the proposals that added much-needed clarity and utility to the spending.
“The coronavirus has laid bare systemic issues in our society. We must be thoughtful about how we use any funds the Municipality receives to address COVID-19. Our values as a community should be reflected in the decisions we make in the coming months.”