Among Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s recent budget vetoes was $400,000 for the Alaska Legal Services Corporation, a private, nonprofit organization that provides free civil legal aid to Alaskans.
The State of the Judiciary address tends to focus on administrative issues in the court system, like caseloads, staffing and budgeting. This year, however, there’s an elephant in the room.
Juneau’s lawmakers and city manager all expressed disappointment with Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s line-item budget vetoes.