Petersburg Pilot -

Current Petersburg Pilot subscribers! Your print subscription entitles you to complete access to our new comprehensive website.  Contact Pilot staff for help setting up your account. Not yet a Pilot subcriber? Subscribe online now!

State lawmakers hoping to wrap up session soon


April 19, 2018

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – The Alaska Legislature won’t finish its work by Sunday, but legislative leaders don’t think they will be in Juneau much longer – at least compared to the last several years.

Sunday marks the end of the voter-approved 90-day session. Lawmakers have blown past that limit in recent

years amid debate over how to address the state’s budget deficit. Even the constitutional regular session limit, of up to 121 days, hasn’t always been enough.

But Senate President Pete Kelly and House Speaker Bryce Edgmon said Friday that this session lacks the acrimony of last yea...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 03/18/2020 19:12