ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the Alaska Legislature’s attempt to override the governor’s budget vetoes (all times local):
Alaska House Speaker Bryce Edgmon says the Alaska Legislature could take up a vote to override Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget vetoes again on Thursday.
Edgmon spoke shortly after the Legislature failed to override more than $400 million in vetoes, with the governor targeting the University of Alaska for a bulk of those cuts. The vote was 37-1 but needed 45 votes, or three-fourths of all lawmakers, to be successful.
About a third of lawmakers did not vote since they remain in Wasilla amid a dispute over where the special session should be held.