The bill’s not expected to go into effect until a pending lawsuit is resolved.
Sorry for the delay everyone, today’s roundup of races includes quite a few rematches so I spent the day running down the rabbit hole of…
From smoking bills to university and from foster care to the wealthy, here’s our winners list for the 2018 legislative session.
Some legislators might not be so thrilled to be on the same ballot as a measure targeting their per diem.
Without the additional funding, public defenders would be working beyond their ethical limit leading to slowdowns, delays and mistakes.
The initiative would ban lobbyists from buying legislators meals, rewrite the rules for conflict of interest and end per diem payments if legislators haven’t passed a budget by the end of the regular session.
The prime component of the proposed initiative would bar legislators from collecting per diem payments ($295 per day) if the operating budget is not passed by the end of the regular session.
A proposed voter initiative for 2018 would cut off legislators’ per diem payments if they don’t pass a budget by the end of the regular…
There’s more gossip on the Grenn recall effort, speculation about 2018’s elections and word of a bump-in at the movies.
The petition already been rejected, The Midnight Sun has learned. The problem? The group filed the paperwork with the Municipality of Anchorage and not the state.