Several business and venues across the state were caught off guard when the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board began denying recreational site license renewals last year, saying they did not meet the criteria in state law.
The cuts proposed in Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget would have big impacts for housing and homeless service programs. In Juneau, providers say the loss of funding could put some of Alaska’s most vulnerable residents back on the streets.
The White House, like environmental groups and some small-boat fishermen, disapproves of the flexibility written into Young’s bill.