Assembly hears from Rep. Ortiz, takes stance on Roadless Rule, discusses tax refund
December 12, 2019
The Borough assembly had a busy night during their meeting on Dec. 10. The meeting opened with a report from State Representative Dan Ortiz. Ortiz said he is going around to the communities he represents, ahead of the next legislative session, to give an update on things in Juneau and to listen to the priorities of his constituents. The next legislative session will be opening on Jan. 21, 2020.
Ortiz said that the financial situation for Alaska is largely unchanged from the previous legislative session. From 2013 to 2017, the government has spent over $14 billion in savings to fund state op...