On the Senate floor Thursday, Murkowski called for a quality that has been rare in modern politics and unheard of in the Trump White House: humility.
Alaska U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan finally released a statement Tuesday night on the anti-racism protests that have swept the nation, condemning the killing of George…
The proposed legislation would allow CARES Act money to fill unexpected shortfalls in state and local government budgets.
Among the contributions on the day he dismissed concerns about the “beer virus” as overblown media hype, he also received a $2,500 contribution from a nursing PAC.
A temporary restraining order requires plaintiffs to show that they would suffer irreparable harm and that they’re likely to win. A federal judge agreed on both counts, finding the federal government’s position unconvincing.
“That kind of effort and intimidation and bullying ought to be rejected in the strongest possible terms,” the mayor said.
The Legislature contends that Dunleavy’s authority to spend the money on his own is extremely limited. The return would be expected in the “next couple weeks” in order to pass a spending plan for the federal relief money.
The decision to lift the 2014 protections on Bristol Bay amounted to an unreviewable enforcement decision, the court ruled.
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.