Talk about building the plane while flying it.
ork in understanding the budget, they plan to cut through the election-year rhetoric to understand what’s really going on once you take off the rose-colored glasses.
The governor doth protest too much, methinks.
The changes also call for legislators to submit receipts for every penny of per diem spent.
New year, old rules.
The group, Alaskans for Better Government, turned in a whopping total of 56,230 signatures from throughout the state. Once the signatures are reviewed and certified, it will clear the way for The Alaska Tribal Recognition Act to appear on either the primary- or general-election ballot.
The comments mark the first time that Rodell has spoken publicly about the firing, which took many by surprise given the fund’s strong performance under her management. Rodell’s accusations that politics had something to do with her firing aligns with much of the chatter about the abrupt firing. There’s been broad bipartisan interest in the Legislature to get to the bottom of the firing, which includes am Alaska Legislative and Budget Committee hearing planned for next Monday, the day before the start of the 2022 legislative session.
The lies that led to violence on Jan. 6 are continuing to fuel far-right efforts to “reform” Alaska’s elections and “place trust back into the election process.” If they were serious about truly restoring faith in the elections, they’d take a good hard look in the mirror. But, of course, they’re not.
The Legislative Budget and Audit Committee is bringing its auditing power to bear to find out who knew what and when in the firing of APFC executive director Angela Rodell.
With very few exceptions, the First Amendment prohibits politicians from blocking people with their official social media accounts and deleting comments. Extreme right Eagle River Republican Sen. Lora Reinbold apparently didn’t get the memo.