Kito took issue with the leeway the House Majority Coalition has given House Rules Committee chair Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux on multiple issues.
In the final days of the session, the Legislature finally approved a smoke-free workplaces bill that’s been in the works for five years.
The House Rules Committee, which has held the bill for most of session, has finally scheduled a hearing on the bill.
It’s the latest the budget has ever passed the House since the creation of the 90-day session.
Instead, legislators voted to support a $1,600 dividend.
The bill’s gained traction and attention as a tool to combat mass shootings, but many supporters say it’ll be a far more important tool for combating Alaska’s leading form of gun deaths: suicide.
Senators gripe about Medicaid spending and wonder if education budgeting can be done better.
The report confirms Westlake’s behavior toward women “created a hostile work environment.”
The state says there are plenty of ironclad reasons to bar the Alaska Republican Party from cherry-picking primary candidates.
The Republican legislators ran afoul of the party by caucusing with Democrats.