The report confirms Westlake’s behavior toward women “created a hostile work environment.”
Gov. Bill Walker will get to select the appointment, but Republican Senators will have the final say through a confirmation vote.
The 2018 session will shape the 2018 elections, which will shape the 2020 redistricting board, which will shape the Legislature’s future.
The initiative would ban lobbyists from buying legislators meals, rewrite the rules for conflict of interest and end per diem payments if legislators haven’t passed a budget by the end of the regular session.
About 150 people are employed at the Fairbanks Sam’s Club.
The finalists are Leanna Mack of Utqiagvik, Sandy Shroyer-Beaver of Kotzebue and Eugene Smith of Kotzebue.
Wilson said it wasn’t the first time former legislator Bill Stoltze went after her.
Legislative pay would have been reduced to $45,360 annually.
Opponents of a similar bill argued it would force women to give birth against their will, even in cases of rape or incest.
State law prevents legislators from fundraising during regular or special sessions.