Damn the expense!
You know what they say: First the worst. We also got a look at the governor’s lottery proposal, the Legislature’s rebuke of Attorney General Kevin Clarkson and doubt about additional spending.
Day 1 drama.
Senators said they’d rather get it right than do it fast. They also acknowledged that Alaska’s crime problems aren’t entirely SB 91’s fault.
The final rundown of legislative race previews in this week’s series.
The Senate Majority, like most legislative majorities, requires members vote in favor of the budget. Shower says he can’t make that promise when it looks like the budget will grow.
It only took nearly half of the 90-day session, but the Senate is finally whole.
The deadline for personal legislation saw more than 60 bills introduced this week.
Gov. Bill Walker’s appointment of Mike “Dozer” Shower to the vacant Senate District E seemed like a sure-fire dunk yesterday.
Hopefully the veteran will bring an end to the appointment drama that has dominated the session.