News and notes from around the building.
Leave it to Eastman.
The three main issues that came up were funding for public broadcasting, pre-K and prisons. The House funded only one of the three. Can you guess which one?
There’s a reason legislators have shied away from oil taxes in recent years.
Did the governor’s office have anything to do with the contract? Dunleavy says he can’t be sure but lashes out at legislators who dared question the contract.
Murkowski told the Legislature not to expect a lifeline from the feds when it comes to the looming REAL ID deadline.
The money would restore 12-months of “basic, minimal service.”
Bolger said it’s critical for the judiciary to remain independent.
You know what they say: First the worst. We also got a look at the governor’s lottery proposal, the Legislature’s rebuke of Attorney General Kevin Clarkson and doubt about additional spending.
“If you can figure out a way to do it with your in-house counsel, more power to you and God bless you,” said Rep. Matt Claman.