While most of the rest of the Legislature has shut down business during the interim, the House Labor and Commerce, State Affairs and Health and Social Services committees have continued to regularly meet in an effort to provide oversight on the administration’s handling of COVID-19.
The Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation says it could have been far worse.
Wrestling with 2019.
The suit seeks to stop the state from implementing Attorney General Kevin Clarkson’s newfound and vastly expanded reading of the 2018 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on Janus vs. AFSCME.
If the governor’s justification for an expanded sweep is legitimate, could the earnings reserve account be next?
With only a week or so left to override Governor Dunleavy’s budget vetoes, an effort to pressure the fence sitting legislators has begun. Save our State is on the airwaves with a series of targeted radio ads that calls out legislators who may not vote for overrides because they are closely aligned with Dunleavy, or are nursing grudges from the regular session
Faced with impasse and indecision over the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend, the Legislature created a bicameral working group to come up with suggestions for how…
But a vote will have to wait until Monday.
It’ll never, ever get old.
State and federal finance law are unfortunately pretty permissible when it comes to dark money.