The majority of the Alaska Legislature claims to wish the overturn of the governor’s budget veto. If so, why did they deliberately choose to meet in Juneau, knowing that there were insufficient numbers to get the required 45 votes? The mathematics of the situation were obvious.
If overriding the veto was really so important to them, joining the remainder of the group in the Valley to get the vote would not have been that big a deal. Again, hard-headedness overcomes common sense.
— Don Neal
Have something on your mind? Send to email@example.com or click here to submit via any web browser. Letters under 200 words have the best chance of being published. Writers should disclose any personal or professional connections with the subjects of their letters. Letters are edited for accuracy, clarity and length.