The abrupt firing of Permanent Fund Corporation Director Angela Rodell in December surprised and concerned many Alaskans, including some lawmakers.
Dunleavy said in June that it didn’t make sense for legislators to receive the money until they’ve resolved the future of permanent fund dividends.
Most of these medications are being held for people with mild and moderate cases of COVID-19 — but at the highest risk of developing a severe case.
The disaster declaration opens a pot of money for communities, federally recognized tribal organizations and some private nonprofits to apply for reimbursement for funds they spent combating the storms.
The peppery pray incident at the Anchorage Correctional Complex took place more than four years ago, and investigators say the state corrections department still hasn’t made adequate changes to prevent similar incidents.
Critical state jobs are going unfilled this year. That’s led to unplowed roads, ferries tied up at the dock and slowdowns in the court system.
One bill would prevent legislators from receiving per diem payments if they fail to pass a budget by the 121st day of regular session.
State Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink said there has been a significant increase in cases over the past 24 hours.
The Alaska Higher Education Investment Fund has been under threat of being emptied of more than $400 million as a result of legislative budget fights.
Officials with the effort say they’ve collected more than 53,000 supporting signatures.