The immediate impact of the lawsuit means actions taken by the appointees during the window cannot be invalidated on the grounds that the appointments were unconstitutional.
Prax called the Legislature’s failure to override Dunleavy’s veto “a significant victory.”
Al Barrette was put forward by Gov. Sean Parnell in 2010, but was rejected amidst concerns about a conflict of interest and a broader backlash to wolf hunting in Alaska.
“This has been brought to me by multiple constituents, multiple people are very, very concerned about this,” she said. “If it’s just for fun and all make-believe, tell me that.”
He’s proving Rep. Gary Knopp’s inclination to form a truly bipartisan coalition right.
Walker’s appointment to the Board of Midwives had a work past many social conservatives found objectionable.
It’ll be by far the shortest vacancy of this year’s legislative session.
Gov. Bill Walker’s appointment of Mike “Dozer” Shower to the vacant Senate District E seemed like a sure-fire dunk yesterday.
Hopefully the veteran will bring an end to the appointment drama that has dominated the session.
The Legislature is also expanding the scope of its sexual harassment policy update.