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Governor vetoes budget items, Legislature heads to Anchorage


Anchorage (AP) – The Alaska House and Senate are moving their work from Juneau to Anchorage.

Floor sessions are scheduled for Anchorage, starting today. The decision was announced Monday, the same day Gov. Bill Walker sent an email to state employees warning of layoff notices if a budget deal isn’t reached soon.

Since May 12, a handful of House and Senate members have been gaveling in and out during floor sessions, for which attendance is not required. There has been nothing for the full Legislature to vote on during this special session, with no budget agreement and other issues tabled...

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