“We’re on top of this. We’ve always been on top of this,” said Gov. Mike Dunleavy as he downplayed the severity of the pandemic, noting that more people have died from other non-covid causes.
The Alaska Redistricting Board will be taking six different proposals on the road ahead of its November deadline to redraw Alaska’s election district maps, but…
It’s time for a federal solution. The Equality Act would start to address these issues by guaranteeing basic, fundamental protections for all people in employment, housing and public accommodations regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. It would ensure transgender and nonbinary people are guaranteed the opportunity to work and provide for their families, secure a home for their loved ones, and access life-saving medical care – free from harassment, violence, and discrimination.
Political opportunism means both the state’s pandemic and financial woes will continue to drag on. At this point, any solution is better than this.
“While Bill is personally pro-life and Heidi is pro-choice, we will honor our oath of office and uphold and defend every constitutional right. That includes taking necessary executive action or vetoing unconstitutional legislation that infringes upon any of our fundamental rights.”
Isn’t doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results the definition of something?
Ah, right, Alaska politics.
It looked like the session was going to end without a dividend but upon further review, one legislator decided that a $1,100 PFD is better than none.
The same turn also happened in the Senate where a slate of amendments aimed at poking holes in vaccine requirements initially sunk the bill before it was revived with the hope that the House could salvage it. It turns out those hopes were misplaced.
Personal liberty, vaccine conspiracy and ivermectin breath.
And he’s also blaming the hospitals for being overworked.