The Legislature is already ahead of schedule on the budget.
The Dunleavy administration tried to make the case that breaking the spending limit on the permanent fund’s earnings to repay last year’s PFD isn’t the end of the world.
Here’s how the remarkably speedy process came together.
The motor fuel tax is one of the only significant pieces of new revenue on the table this year, the state’s response to the coronavirus, the dividend and Dunleavy weighs in on the recall.
News and notes from around the building.
Leave it to Eastman.
The three main issues that came up were funding for public broadcasting, pre-K and prisons. The House funded only one of the three. Can you guess which one?
There’s a reason legislators have shied away from oil taxes in recent years.
Did the governor’s office have anything to do with the contract? Dunleavy says he can’t be sure but lashes out at legislators who dared question the contract.
Murkowski told the Legislature not to expect a lifeline from the feds when it comes to the looming REAL ID deadline.