2019 salary, business expense report for Legislature released

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Legislative Affairs Agency has released the 2019 salary and expense report for legislators.

    The document, published annually, lists what legislators’ salaries were for the previous session, and includes what each senator and representative has claimed in travel, relocation, their per-diems, office expenses and total salaries.

    Leading the way in travel expenses is House Speaker Bryce Edgmon, at $27,841.60. Sen. Donny Olson topped out at $34,139.65 in relocation expenses and led all legislators overall with $47,229.81 in reimbursable expenses.

    Rep. David Eastman of Wasilla also racked up a relocation bill of $20,833.41.

    When it comes to per diem, Rep. Neal Foster topped out at $51,642, in addition to his legislative salary of $50,400. Sen. Gary Stevens claimed the largest office expense at $20,036. He led Olson, who claimed $20,000 for his office expenses.

    Juneau Sen. Jesse Kiehl claimed no reimbursements last year, though his office expenses came in at $17,368.97.

    The full report can be found here.

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