House Passes “Fast Track” Supplemental Appropriation Bill

Juneau – Today, the Alaska House of Representatives passed legislation making time-sensitive appropriations to cover unanticipated expenses. House Bill 321, the “fast track” supplemental appropriations bill, totals $110.2 million, of which $92.0 million is from unrestricted general funds (UGF).

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Rep. Seaton’s October 30th Newsletter

Rep. Paul Seaton

Greetings from Juneau on this the 7th day of the 4th special session. The governor called the legislature to Juneau to consider his revenue proposal of a 1.5% payroll tax and SB 54, which makes adjustments to the 2016 criminal justice reform effort.

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NEWS: Coalition Pledges to Diligently Consider Governor Walker’s New Revenue Proposal and Criminal Justice Reform Bill

Anchorage – Speaker of the House Bryce Edgmon (D-Dillingham) issued the following statement in response to Governor Walker’s proclamation calling the 30th Alaska State Legislature into a 4th Special Session next month. The Governor is asking lawmakers to consider criminal justice reform legislation and a bill to create new revenue for the State of Alaska.

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