Pruitt, who’s served in the Legislature for a decade, faces a rematch against Democrat Liz Snyder, who came within 200 votes of beating him two years ago.
Representatives from the “Recall Lindsey Holmes” group and Alaska’s Division of Elections met in State Superior Court on Thursday.
At $245 million, the biggest item in the capital budget before the Legislature is a power plant for the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
The Alaska State House narrowly passed a bill that would put limits on state Medicaid payments for abortion.
The Alaska State House opened debate on a bill putting limits on state Medicaid payments for abortions on Thursday, only to shelve it and delay a final vote to Sunday.
A measure adding same-sex partners to a bill allowing military spouses to keep their driver’s licenses was rejected.
The bill that puts restrictions on Medicaid payments for abortions was advanced without any money for family planning services.
After being shelved for nearly a year, a bill meant to limit Medicaid payouts for abortion is back – and it’s missing a component that made it more agreeable to the Legislature’s social moderates.
A group that wants to remove state legislator Lindsey Holmes from office is turning in their recall application Wednesday morning.
Supporters of various initiatives are out in full force collecting signatures with the purpose of getting on next year’s ballot. Those signatures become part of the public record, and anyone can access these lists.