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Legislature hits overtime on budget; special session eyed

 


JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Efforts to reach an agreement on a state spending plan continued Monday as the Legislature went into overtime.

But even after a budget is finalized, legislators' work might not be done. Gov. Bill Walker has indicated he could call a special session if lawmakers don't address Medicaid expansion before adjourning.

If a special session is convened, bills under consideration would be limited to those listed by Walker. Under the current extended session, all bills remain in play.

Lawmakers failed to reach a budget deal before the scheduled end of the session Sunday, with...



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