A complaint filed Friday alleges some families have waited four months for nutrition assistance.
‘Fiscal stability’ is No. 1, but specifics are hard to come by as the group gets organized.
Two of three outside the supermajority do not have standing committee assignments.
In recent years it’s taken the House much longer — as much as five weeks — to organize.
Higher prices for feed, fuel and fertilizer have driven some producers to cut back on their livestock.
The House will reconvene at 10 a.m. Wednesday, with a possible vote for speaker.
Stedman says the state needs to balance its longterm fiscal health against its ability to pay large Permanent Fund dividends.
This is the third time in a row in which the House has begun the session without leadership.
Alaska’s 33rd legislative session convenes next week. And while the state Senate is organized, the House is not.
The legislation would give the Alaska Department of Natural Resources the authority to promote two forms of carbon management and sequestration.