It created an “unnecessary rift,” he said.
It brings an end to a year-long boycott of the downtown hotel.
Dodge came within a vote and a coin toss of an Alaska House seat last year.
The state’s lone operating dairy would be unable to sell its milk on store shelves without the position, forcing them out of business.
At least the Legislature believes it’s spared from a veto. It could be challenged in court.
“This is not a cost savings, this is just a cost shift down to the local municipalities,” said Rep. Dan Ortiz.
A look at where the money is being spent in today’s election.
The now-former judge said the law was the problem, not his approval of the plea deal and suggested the group that opposed his retention was “seeking some measure of political relevance.”
But not after one councilman said LGBTQ people concerned with discrimination in Fairbanks were “full of shit.”
The ordinance was brought forward by Kathy Ottersten, one of Alaska’s first openly transgender women to serve in public office.