No Special Session for Alaska Legislators

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Anchorage

Not enough legislators yet support a request to call themselves into special session to attempt to override Governor Parnell’s veto of an expansion of the Denali Kid Care program. The Senate announced Friday morning that a poll this week found 11 members wanting to bring the issue before them this summer. The House is not polling its members. It would take two-thirds of the combined membership – or forty legislators – to call a special session.

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