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Alaska House keeps session alive after Senate calls it quits

 

November 16, 2017



JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska House isn’t giving up on the special legislative session, even though the Senate has called it quits.

The House majority coalition on Monday announced plans to hold technical sessions until

the special session ends Nov. 21.

The House plans for the two Juneau members to preside over the technical sessions, for which attendance isn’t mandatory, to keep the special session alive. That will force the Senate to hold similar sessions since one body can’t adjourn without the other.

Special sessions can last up to 30 days, and Nov. 21 would be the 30th day....



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