The combined changes mean legislators would take home less money.
Commission votes to increase Alaska legislators’ salaries but lower overall compensation
Alaska legislators would move from having the 12th-highest salaries to the ninth-highest. But the overall amount they are paid would likely go down, compared to what they’ve received over the past 12 years.
Proposal would cut Alaska legislators’ daily allowance during sessions
The commission also is considering a proposal that would shift how legislators are paid, with less of the money coming from per diems and more in salary.