Hot off the hiatus.
Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer at the legal advice of Attorney General Treg Taylor this week rejected a proposed initiative to enact a 50-50 PFD, which…
Save for a handful of hearings by the underappreciated House Ways and Means Committee, the special session has done little except wear out what little patience remains in the Legislature, run up per diem payments and drive a wedge between the already-related-in-name-only moderate and far-right Republicans.
The early results from Tuesday’s recall election targeting Anchorage Assemblymember Meg Zaletel shows the effort, which was borne out of the city’s extreme-right circles, failing by more than 20 percentage points.
The race won’t affect the balance of power on the assembly, but that’s not the point.
With reports of rising harassment, threats and physical attacks on health care workers fueled by the very conspiracy theories Bronson has repeated and legitimized with his office in recent weeks, he now claims there’s some very fine people on both sides.
The mask mandate goes into effect immediately, but contains several exemptions like for young children, religious gatherings and Bronson’s executive team.
While Reinbold’s advice is more out there than most, she’s certainly not alone among Republicans pushing unproven, untested and potentially dangerous alternative treatments to covid-19.
Dunbar’s campaign had asked for expedited consideration of the complaints ahead of the election, but Bronson’s campaign promised to quickly fix the problems. They didn’t.