Senate State Affairs Committee members John Coghill, R-North Pole, left, Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak, Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla, and Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, listen to UAA Professor Emeritus in Economics, Scott Goldsmith about possible budget solutions during a hearing for SB 128 at the Capitol on Thursday.
If there's one thing Alaska's lawmakers agree on, it's this: No single trick or approach will solve the state's annual deficit, now approaching $4 billion. Most of the 60 legislators working in the Capitol agree on something else.
ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Public Offices Commission will consider a settlement in a campaign disclosure violations case involving two independent political groups once linked to Gov. Bill Walker's deputy chief of staff.