It’s not a full commitment to join with the bipartisan coalition but gives the four-member Bush legislator bloc—House Speaker Bryce Edgmon, I-Dillingham, Rep. Tiffany Zulkosky, D-Bethel, and Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak—powerful sway as the House works toward a majority.
He says he no longer supports a full PFD, supports reopening the discussion on oil taxes and is open to considering a broad-based tax on Alaskans. It’s a change of heart that House Speaker Bryce Edgmon surely would have appreciated instead of the never-ending tantrums thrown by Pruitt and his minority.
If anyone was Dunleavy to shift course after nearly two years of quietly boosting the mine behind the scenes—with potential investors and even with President Donald Trump—they were destined to be disappointed.
“The project, as proposed, would likely result in significant degradation of the environment and would likely result in significant adverse effects.”
The U.S. Census is a critical metric used not only to draw election districts but also in distributing federal dollars to communities.
“As a non-partisan voter, I am committed to developing a non-partisan plan, resulting in equal voting power and fair representation for all Alaskans,” Borromeo said.
It’s this lack of urgency in fixing the program—encapsulated by an administration seemingly caught flat-footed, unable to seize upon its victory in court—that makes the governor’s words so tone deaf.
Day 1 drama.
Some legislators have suggested that a full PFD might be possible as long as it’s tied to changes to the future formula.
The vote would have restored the UA scholarship program, Power Cost Equalization and put up the money to secure nearly $1 billion in federal transportation project money.