Walker also proposed process changes. Lawmakers’ per diem payments would stop if they don’t pass a budget in the 90-day session set by state law. Their salaries would also be delayed. Another change would shift the state to a two-year budget.
“It shows that more and more so, people who do these kinds of things are going to be held accountable for their actions,” said Olivia Garrett, a former legislative aide and the first person to come forward publicly with allegations.
KTOO’s midday newscast for Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. A federal report says a cruise ship’s navigators are to blame for a 2016 crash into a Ketchikan dock, and
Four Alaska wild firefighters are working on blazes in southern California, and
The Alaska Division of Elections has denied the Alaska Republican Party’s request to block three incumbent House Republicans from running in the party’s primaries.
KTOO’s midday newscast for Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 Wasilla Republican State Sen. David Wilson says the video of a June incident shows that he did not sexually harass a female legislative staffer;
Two men are still missing in Gastineau Channel; and
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has been appointed to the conference committee that will reconcile the House and Senate versions of the tax bill.