News of the North from Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
Gov. Dunleavy transmits capital budget to Legislature
Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - Governor Mike Dunleavy transmitted the Fiscal Year 2020 capital budget on Wednesday.
Former legislator files suit against House, Senate leadership over session location
Fairbanks, Alaska (KINY) - Former North Pole Rep. Al Vezey has filed a lawsuit against current legislative leadership for its decision to hold a special session in Juneau.
Protestors interrupt special session in Wasilla
Wasilla, Alaska (KINY) - Protestors shouted over lawmakers during the invocation and the pledge of allegiance this morning.
Joint session fails to override Dunleavy budget vetoes
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A joint session of the Alaska Legislature on Wednesday failed to garner enough members to override the recent budget vetoes of Gov. Mike Dunleavy.
Hannan sees special session as a struggle on what branch of government is the 'boss'
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau Representative Sara Hannan sees the location of the latest special session as a battle between the executive and legislative branches of state government over who has the authority to "boss each other around."
Motorcycle crash sends Ketchikan man to Seattle hospital
Ketchikan, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska State Troopers said speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.
Legislators brace for showdown over governor's vetoes
Fairbanks, Alaska (AP) - The message on the front page of Alaska's second-largest newspaper was unmistakable.
Airport Board meets
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau International Airport Terminal Reconstruction project is about to really get moving.
Overcast and 61 F at Juneau, Juneau International Airport, AK
Winds are Southwest at 5.8 MPH (5 KT). The pressure is 1017.0 mb and the humidity is 81%. The wind chill is 61. Last Updated on Jul 15 2019, 10:53 am AKDT.