Meanwhile, Sen. Dan Sullivan voted against proceeding.
Begich said the measure is particularly warranted because the economic impacts of the pandemic have largely fallen on low-wage workers, who are still unemployed at a far higher rate than high-wage workers.
Unfortunately, instead of inviting Alaskan public health experts and health care professionals who have been on the front lines fighting the pandemic for the last year, they have chosen instead to invite individuals pushing false claims and theories that aim to undermine guidelines and recommendations that that keep people safe.
The administration’s handling of Tuluksak and Haines raises questions not only about how they determine what and who deserves emergency funds, but who even deserves a call back.
‘We’ll get through whatever we’re getting through right now’
The state warns that repealing the disaster declaration would undermine its vaccination efforts.
AFL-CIO’s Director of Operations Joelle Hall has been selected by the group’s leadership to serve the remainder of Beltrami’s term.
It’s the first meaningful sign of progress for the chamber’s organization since the Legislature began.
After years of frustration with the cumbersome checkbook and general secrecy of the Dunleavy administration, legislation establishing a permanent database has already garnered support of both Democrats and Republicans.
Eagle River Republican Sen. Lora Reinbold today commandeered the Senate Health and Social Services Committee to blast the Dunleavy administration on its handling of the…