Hopes to be done by Memorial Day have gone the way of the 90-day special session.
Congress’ latest flashpoint over former President Donald Trump is taking shape in the battle on whether or not to appoint a commission to investigate the…
Somehow the governor’s team figured out a pain-free plan to pay out huge dividends. Someone should get ahold of the legislators who’ve been pushing far more modest plans to let them know they can have their cake and eat it too.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki had nothing but praise for the process that led to the passage of the bill. “This bill is an example of the critical bipartisan work that can be done in Congress,” she said, “and the president is grateful to Sen. Murkowski and Congressman Young for their leadership in this area.”
We were always going to need to find the line of acceptable covid-19 cases and deaths, and it seems like that line is being drawn right around “There’s a widely available vaccine that will keep you out of the hospital.”
Dunbar warns Bronson could be coming for Anchorage’s by-mail elections.
Welcome to the latest edition of Friday in the Sun, our weekly column attempting to make sense of an exhausting week at the end of an exhausting four months of the legislative session.
The proposal would require people returning from unemployment to work at least 30 hours a week for a month to qualify. People working between 20 and 30 hours would get $600.
The dividend and the overdraw, however, are far from final because the operating budget is already headed to negotiations with the House where it could change dramatically.
“When you shove the operating budget, the capital budget and the PFD just like you shove a duck in a chicken in a turkey, that’s what this bill is.”