The state remains on pace to shut down July 1.
Forget about the ferries. Reschedule your wedding. Don’t think about pull tabs.
The state is on course for a July 3 shutdown that would paralyze state services and multibillion-dollar commercial salmon industry.
Ted and Elaina Spraker tackle most things as a team, from hunting to Ted’s 14-year tenure on the Alaska Board of Game. He handles the science and decision-making on the board, and she goes to bat on the politics.
Commercial fishing managers in Prince William Sound plan to continue opening the fishery, despite concerns about low king salmon returns to the Copper River system.
Alaska’s future with Uber is in the hands of Gov. Bill Walker.
Alaska lawmakers approve REAL ID legislation
JUNEAU — The Alaska Legislature on Thursday convened a special session, called by Gov. Bill Walker, after failing to come to terms on a budget and plan for addressing the state’s multibillion-dollar deficit during an extended regular session.
JUNEAU — Alaska legislators are set to convene a special session called by Gov. Bill Walker to complete work on a budget and plan for addressing a multibillion-dollar state deficit.
JUNEAU — Wednesday marked a constitutional deadline for Alaska lawmakers to end their regular session. But with a budget and plan for addressing Alaska’s multibillion-dollar deficit unresolved, more time was needed.