Wells Fargo’s announcement follows similar policies against Arctic drilling adopted by Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase, as well as a string of European banks.
Dunleavy’s allies had criticized Bolger’s participation in the case because of statements the justice had made about issues connected to the recall campaign’s legal grounds for recall.
A three-line piece of legislation would prohibit the state of Alaska from selling, transferring or disposing of a state ferry without express approval by lawmakers.
Alaska’s legislative leaders say the state’s ability to spend down fund earnings is a political dilemma, at a time when Gov. Mike Dunleavy and some legislators want to pay back the amounts PFDs have been cut.
Development in the Arctic is booming as the global climate warms and ice melts. But environmental opposition has come along with it, making some big banks like Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase more reticent about investing.
Mike Prax is a former Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly member and Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. worker. He was the Interior Alaska coordinator for the election campaign of Gov. Mike Dunleavy.
Recall Dunleavy organizers received the booklets at the division’s Anchorage office. They have said they’ll mail them around Alaska on Saturday.
John Lincoln, the Alaska state representative who represents the Northwest Arctic and North Slope boroughs, says he will not run for reelection.
Lawmakers have proposed changing the dividend formula. And Gov. Mike Dunleavy says he wants to engage in discussions about what the PFD will be in the future. But he says that doesn’t change what Alaskans should receive under the current law.
The court clerk offered an explanation as to why Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Joel Bolger made public statements related to two of the four listed grounds for recalling Gov. Mike Dunleavy.