It would be difficult to pass the bills in the remaining hours of the legislative session. If they don’t pass, legislators say they will try again next year.
The decision will be appealed to the Alaska Supreme Court, the redistricting board’s executive director said.
UA faculty have only received a 1% raise over the past 5 years.
With the governor’s approval, the maximum amount of subsidized residential power will increase from 500 kilowatt-hours to 750 kilowatt-hours per month.
Alaska’s state government would formally recognize all of Alaska’s 229 federally recognized tribes under legislation passed Friday by the state Senate in a 15-0 vote.
The cost of $3.6 billion for dividends and energy payments was too large for a majority of lawmakers.
The House on Tuesday amended the bill, deleting the portion relating to the workplace.
It remains uncertain whether the Alaska Legislature will approve $5,500 payments to Alaskans this fall.
Sen. Jesse Kiehl was the only member of Alaska’s Senate Judiciary Committee to move to vote against a bill that would ban transgender girls from competing with other female athletes in school sports.
The budget proposed by the Finance Committee would have put away $1.2 billion in state savings accounts. But the plan that emerged from the Senate would take almost as much from savings, according to committee co-chair Sen. Bert Stedman.