An email from Mike Satre of Hecla Greens Creek Mine prompted the resolutions referral back to committee. Satre urged the Assembly to work the issue through state and provincial levels rather than trying to invoke international treaties.
Public filings with the Alaska Public Offices Commission detail the role of special interest groups from business, labor and a senior-led taxpayers’ group. Most endorsements have gone to incumbents in Juneau’s Assembly race.
The Skagway Borough Assembly formally voiced its support for Police Chief Ray Leggett at a meeting last week. Leggett lost his Alaska police officer certification earlier this year after a lengthy legal battle with the state.