The board unanimously chose acting Revenue Commissioner Deven Mitchell to run the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp.
The eight-month investigation into Angela Rodell’s ouster led to a 65-page report, which was released Wednesday.
The board is also on track to pick a new CEO. But first, a legislative committee on Wednesday is set to release a final report on the removal of former CEO Angela Rodell.
The Permanent Fund dividend has been a focus as the election approaches, but conservative supporters also want to end ranked choice voting and reshape abortion access, public education and the judiciary.
The judge said he will need to see more evidence to determine if Rep. David Eastman is ineligible to hold public office during the trial set to begin Dec. 12.
Ballots are set to start being mailed Friday, but the Oath Keepers member could still be deemed ineligible to run for reelection.
The storm shredded sea walls, compromised drinking water systems, ripped homes from their foundation, deluged streets in Nome with sea water and left houses filled with silt.
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The storm left telecommunications outages and a trail of wreckage to infrastructure including buildings, roads, docks, seawalls and airport runways.
Many communities were experiencing severe flooding, power outages and wind damage as the remnants of ex-typhoon Merbok moved north across the Bering Sea. Gov. Dunleavy issued a disaster declaration, describing the storm as “unprecedented.”
State administrators say they faced “unprecedented” challenges during the pandemic. It’s unclear if $1.2 million identified as misused public funds will be recouped.
State Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, had introduced the bill to discourage young people from smoking traditional cigarettes or e-cigarettes. The governor said the 35% tax on vaping was too high.
Rep. David Eastman, R-Wasilla, is being challenged on his eligibility to hold public office based on his membership in the Oath Keepers far-right militia group.
The Republican gubernatorial candidate has been involved in two settlements with borough employees during his five years as mayor