Republicans in Houston, Alaska are following Cordova’s lead in demanding changes to party rules.
Alaska, long-reliant on oil and in search of options amid a persistent budget deficit, may turn to the lottery for help.
Meetings planned by Gov. Mike Dunleavy in Petersburg will need to be rescheduled due to bad weather, a spokesman announced.
A state court judge Wednesday, Jan. 29 put on hold a decision that would have allowed an effort to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy to move to a new signature-gathering phase, a stay intended to provide time for the Alaska Supreme Court to weigh in.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy, facing a recall threat fueled during his stormy first year in office, said the state is running out of time to fix its long-running budget deficit.
Neil Steininger, who has held several roles in the Alaska Office of Management and Budget, is now the new director of OMB.
Just one day after ordering a temporary halt in a campaign to oust Gov. Mike Dunleavy, Alaska Superior Court Judge Eric Aarseth reversed himself, putting the recall effort back on track.
“You may disagree with how we got here, but the fact of the matter is articles (of impeachment) have been transmitted (from the U.S. House),” said Sen. Lisa Murkowski. “Our role in the Senate is then to move through a court of impeachment. We have all sworn to deliver impartial justice.”
Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she's comfortable waiting to decide if more information is needed as part of the Senate's impeachment trial until after hearing arguments from House managers and attorneys for President Donald Trump and questions from members.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy is working with Senate Democratic leader Tom Begich on legislation aimed at ensuring students are proficient in reading by third grade.