“Did you think that ganging together seven different taxes would make it more likely or less likely that any would pass?” asked Eagle River Republican Rep. Dan Saddler.
They run the gamut from the JFK assassination to Vince Foster’s death to, of course, Barack Obama’s birth certificate.
Lawmakers now have 30 days to try to do what they couldn’t in the past four months: Agree on a budget and make progress on closing the state’s $4 billion deficit.
Mary Fallin’s office released a statement, touting her anti-abortion credentials but saying the bill was “vague and would not withstand a criminal constitutional legal challenge.”
The NRA endorsed Donald Trump at its annual conference, where the candidate made remarks. “The Second Amendment is on the ballot this November,” he said.
The sweeping, first-of-its-kind bill will now be sent to Oklahoma’s governor, who has not indicated whether she plans to sign it. If she does, an abortion rights group plans to sue.
In a sharp contrast to earlier in the campaign, the Sanders team now hopes superdelegates will see him as the better Democratic candidate and support him ahead of the convention.
A minute past midnight, Walker called for legislators to return to Juneau on Monday.
Proponents say the road extension will save lives by improving access to hospitals, but local community councils fiercely oppose it.
Rep. Paul Seaton, the Homer Republican who brokered the bipartisan compromise in the House, said the Senate simply didn’t go far enough.