She noted that outside a records request, there’s also no requirement for the governor to volunteer that information, either, and that the Legislature may need to step in if they want the answers public.
Regardless, let’s consider the implications of promises made by the wave of challengers who beat some of Alaska’s most effective fiscal conservatives.
It’s unclear if the employee had any interactions with the public.
The outbreak comes after the state has refused to participate in legislative hearings on workplace safety.
While most of the rest of the Legislature has shut down business during the interim, the House Labor and Commerce, State Affairs and Health and Social Services committees have continued to regularly meet in an effort to provide oversight on the administration’s handling of COVID-19.
The state agency responsible for workplace safety across Alaska was not consulted about reopening amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The state needs to step up, says one legislator.
Legislators hope to hold the first hearing on the bill by the end of the week, but that would require minority Republicans to sign off on the meeting.
It didn’t help that state officials struggled mightily to explain the decision to skirt the state’s competitive bid process or what, precisely, Clark Penney has been doing for the state.
The Legislature is unable to put a stop to the contract because it was awarded by a state corporation that’s outside of legislative control.