Lawmakers fall short of self-imposed goal to finish

    Juneau, Alaska (AP) - Alaska lawmakers fell short of a self-imposed goal of completing their most pressing work Friday.

    Not finished are key measures, including a state spending package and bills related to the coronavirus, yet to be finalized.

    Many lawmakers are eager to get home amid concerns with the coronavirus.

    Besides the budget, they're working on a bill intended to help minimize economic impacts from the virus.

    That bill had yet to move out of the Senate Finance Committee or be heard in the House.

    The Senate also failed to agree to House changes to a bill that would extend the public health disaster emergency Gov. Mike Dunleavy declared over the virus.

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