While the federal government may offer more flexibility in the future, Dunleavy’s administration wrote its plan for CARES Act funding without paying for the items he vetoed.
A set of rules distributed to lawmakers said face masks were mandatory. All of the House members wore masks during a floor session. Six of the seven members of the Senate Finance Committee chose not to wear masks during a committee meeting.
Dunleavy says he revised the distribution plan after talking with municipal leaders around the state.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr is in Alaska this week, learning about law enforcement challenges in rural areas. He declined to comment on the Mueller investigation on Wednesday.
The state has been reimbursing municipalities for most bond debt for school bonds issued before the moratorium. It doesn’t have a legal obligation to do that. Local voters are told when they approve bonds that the state’s share is subject to the annual state budget process.