The ads, some labeled as satire, are targeted at many of the closest state House and Senate races.
Setting multi-year budgets in Alaska requires cash on hand, justices said.
Deputy attorney general says opinion seeks balance that supports correspondence schools without supplanting public schools.
Some correspondence schools have been reimbursing families for private school classes under a law enacted in 2014, but the Alaska Constitution says the state can’t pay public funds to any religious or otherwise private educational institution.
Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency could determine how much of Alaska’s wetlands are subject to federal regulation under the Clean Water Act.
“There doesn’t seem to be a high level of interest from the government in getting this right,” Nikki Dougherty White said.
Ben Stevens, Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s former chief of staff, had minimal email contact with officials from ConocoPhillips before he left his state post to take an executive job at the multinational oil and gas company, according to a trove of his correspondence released this week. Interest groups and some Alaska lawmakers have been scrutinizing…
The 21 plaintiffs in the case, who filed their lawsuit in Oregon, allege that federal government promotion of fossil fuels and the lack of policies to reduce them violates their constitutional rights.
Some lawmakers are now asking whether the 2007 ethics reforms need to be updated again to more effectively guard against conflicts of interest.
Taylor noted that the Department of Law’s budget request includes 10 new prosecutors and nine new support staff that would focus on sex crimes.