By the end of the marathon floor session, the promised fervent opposition to the measure had largely petered out with little debate about changes and, in some cases, little explanation about what proposed amendments did.
Any delay, whether it’s to take up the dozens of amendments or because amendments water down the bill too much, will have serious consequences for Alaska.
They are set to be sworn in on Monday, May 3.
The recounts continue today with a recount scheduled for School Board Seat E today. There, progressive candidate Pat Higgins’ lead over the crowded field is outside the margin for the automatic recount, but was called by the clerks anyways because it “may increase voter confidence in the election process.”
With a high-stakes race between two dramatically different visions for the city, it’s more important than ever to make sure your vote is counted because nearly 1,500 weren’t in the last election.
She’s gonna need a bigger cake.
Different year, same rut.
The legislation is based off the existing base student allocation funding formula, meaning funding will stay the same on a per-student basis.
It’d keep funding at status quo levels but provide some stability to teachers and districts.
About 1,400 ballots were not counted. Mostly because of mismatched signatures.