ork in understanding the budget, they plan to cut through the election-year rhetoric to understand what’s really going on once you take off the rose-colored glasses.
“Ballot measure 2 as passed by the voters is the law,” said Scott Kendall, the attorney who worked on the Ballot Measure 2 campaign and argued in front of the Alaska Supreme Court, “and there’s no way to change that before election day.”
The governor doth protest too much, methinks.
The changes also call for legislators to submit receipts for every penny of per diem spent.
New year, old rules.
And all through the capitol, not a creature was stirring, not even the House.
The group, Alaskans for Better Government, turned in a whopping total of 56,230 signatures from throughout the state. Once the signatures are reviewed and certified, it will clear the way for The Alaska Tribal Recognition Act to appear on either the primary- or general-election ballot.
It’s essentially a smartphone-based approach to contact tracing, alerting people of possible close contacts with covid-19 and giving them the information to curb the potential spread.
The comments mark the first time that Rodell has spoken publicly about the firing, which took many by surprise given the fund’s strong performance under her management. Rodell’s accusations that politics had something to do with her firing aligns with much of the chatter about the abrupt firing. There’s been broad bipartisan interest in the Legislature to get to the bottom of the firing, which includes am Alaska Legislative and Budget Committee hearing planned for next Monday, the day before the start of the 2022 legislative session.