Alaska attorney general to appear before Senate committee

    Alaska Attorney General Treg Taylor

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A spokesperson for Gov. Mike Dunleavy says Attorney General Treg Taylor will appear for a scheduled confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

    The hearing, set for Wednesday, would come more than a month after Dunleavy said his administration would no longer participate in hearings led by Sen. Lora Reinbold, a fellow Republican he accused of misrepresenting the state’s COVID-19 response. Reinbold, the committee’s chair, called Dunleavy’s accusations baseless and demanded an apology.

    Dunleavy spokesperson Jeff Turner says the governor expects that committee meetings will be conducted in a professional manner, with the goal of accomplishing the state's business.

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