AK lawmakers reject Wasilla as site for special session
June 27, 2019
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska lawmakers have rejected Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s location of his hometown of Wasilla for a special session that starts next month.
The Alaska Legislature will instead convene in Juneau on July 8 and then hold a majority of its meetings in Anchorage, House Speaker Bryce Edgmon, an independent from Dillingham, and Senate President Cathy Giessel, an Anchorage Republican, said in a joint statement.
“The majority of legislators in both bodies considers it our right to determine the location and venue best equipped to conduct business on the governor’s special...