Olson says he will not contribute to the same decimation of rural Alaska that was seen during the 1918 Spanish Flu.
Murkowski told the Legislature not to expect a lifeline from the feds when it comes to the looming REAL ID deadline.
“There’s a good likelihood we will not have service in Southeast in March,” conceded Department of Transportation Commissioner John MacKinnon on Thursday.
If legislators won’t surrender on education funding, the governor’s threatening to withhold school funding until a hypothetical lawsuit is resolved.
Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, has offered to personally pay for the Nome meeting—as long as they remove all the requirements of attendees.
Day 29 featured a truly bizarre House floor session, last-minute heartburn about the budget and a truly scathing public hearing for the latest appointment to draw public ire.
Donny Olson cuts his deal, unions pony up, and Begich files for office…..Its Friday in the Sun!!!!!
In todayâ€™s Senate Finance Committee press availability I asked if Sen. Donny Olson would see received additional staffers to move to the Senate Majority Caucus and if so if that staffing increase would be offset by corresponding reductions elsewhere in legislative staff.
Olsonâ€™s addition to the majority might say many things. The one thing I can definitively say is his addition does not say fiscal responsibility.
There are some legislators that just donâ€™t care. They spend our money with reckless abandon. They think theyâ€™re badasses, flying over here and over there, pocketing all the money we give them for office expenses, charging us more to relocate them than it would cost to just buy them a new car in Juneau. And they are crazy. They think they can bilk the good people of Alaska for it all and we wonâ€™t even notice.