To see how state budget cuts are affecting Alaska’s legal system, head to Juneau’s courthouse and search the court calendar for misdemeanor drug crimes.
The Alaska Legislature’s special session will continue — without most legislators.
Lawmakers in the House move rapidly to advance rollback of portion of Senate Bill 91.
An issue that sank plans for a budget fix in 2016 will soon resurface in the Alaska Legislature.
Speaking to the Alaska Legislature Jan. 18, Gov. Bill Walker referenced the words of the director of the Legislative Finance Division and called the state’s current budget trouble the “gravest fiscal crisis in state history.”