The system had not required facemasks before the M/V Tustumena was forced back to dock with seven sick crewmembers earlier this month.
“There is no end of dippy thinking in the governor’s office and apparently the attorney general’s office,” said the attorney behind the lawsuit that forced legislators back to Juneau.
The group says new research supports the usage of masks in crowded businesses where social distancing isn’t practical.
Nearly one in ten of Alaska’s COVID-19 cases have been reported in the last three days.
And a new non-resident case makes it 28.
The most significant proposal in front of the Board of Regents will be to fold University of Alaska Southeast into UAA or UAF.
Alaska reports one of its highest single-day counts of new COVID-19 cases.
Now’s not the time to rest easy, health experts said.
The payout now could put pressure on legislators for a second payout later.
Reinbold accused Gov. Mike Dunleavy of “usurping of the legislative authority,” of running the state in a “quasi-martial-law-like manner” and not returning her calls.