The hearing not only raised issues over the governor’s plan to supplant millions of dollars in vetoes with federal aid, but also his power to spend the money in the first place.
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she’s not willing to bet on verbal guidance from the feds.
Maybe he can at least keep his hands to himself.
Senators voted against closing debate on the bill during a stalemate over floor amendments, sending the bill into uncertainty. Murkowski hoped it would prove small-scale nuclear reactors would work for Alaska.
The legislation also deals with nuclear power, which Murkowski has said could be of particular interest to Alaska.
Murkowski told the Legislature not to expect a lifeline from the feds when it comes to the looming REAL ID deadline.
The deadline to register as a Democrat and automatically receive a mail-in ballot is today. There’s still a few extra deadlines for procrastinators.
Alaska’s U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski will vote against any efforts to call witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial, she announced in a prepared statement today….
Would she like to hear what Bolton has to say? Yes, but she’ll wait ’til later in the impeachment process to decide if it’s needed.
“If it means that I’m viewed as one who looks openly and critically at every issue in front of me rather than acting as a rubber stamp for my party or my president, I’m good with that. I’m totally good with that.”