Just as the governor is asking for Alaskans to come up with budget solutions, he’s also pushing amendments that would severely limit the state’s options.
The Alaska Legislature and the governor should get a punch card for frequent visits to the Alaska Supreme Court.
The last living member of the Alaska Constitutional Convention panned the governor’s proposed slate of amendments on everything from their drafting to what they would mean for Alaska’s future.
Turns out the Alaska Constitution always wins.
Alaska’s truly unique when it comes to its constitutional ownership of natural resources and it’s created a critical floor for the state’s finances.
Dunleavy cited Colorado as a shining example of requiring voter approval of taxes, but it’s also meant “an explosion in fees” and budgeting tricks by the state’s Legislature.
By contributing writer TJ Presley In keeping with his campaign style, Mike Dunleavy’s first State of the State speech was, let’s say, light on the…
Randolph says state ownership of subsurface mineral rights, which was the key to filling the permanent fund, prevents a private economy.