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Letter: Use common sense

  • Author: Don Neal
    | Opinion
  • Updated: July 30, 2019
  • Published July 30, 2019

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


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