Once again, veto override fails

45 is a hard number to reach.

Capitol Live: Override vote fails

Live updates from the Capitol.

Bipartisan reading bill receives broad support

Reading at grade level by third grade.

Bill Corbus, former revenue commissioner and past president of Alaska Electric Light and Power Company, speaks Thursday at a Greater Juneau Chamber of Commerce meeting at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Bill Corbus, former revenue commissioner and past president of Alaska Electric Light and Power Company, speaks Thursday at a Greater Juneau Chamber of Commerce meeting at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Long-time resident and local businessman Bill Corbus speaks to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce during their weekly luncheon in May 2017. Corbus will speak to the chamber about taxing the oil industry. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Long-time resident and local businessman Bill Corbus speaks to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce during their weekly luncheon in May 2017. Corbus will speak to the chamber about taxing the oil industry. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
In this file photo from Aug. 1, 2019, Monika Kunat, left, signs an application petition to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy with others at the Planet Alaska Gallery in downtown Juneau. 
                                Michael Penn | 
Juneau Empire
In this file photo from Aug. 1, 2019, Monika Kunat, left, signs an application petition to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy with others at the Planet Alaska Gallery in downtown Juneau. 
                                Michael Penn | 
Juneau Empire

Lawmakers get gloomy budget forcast

State can’t keep spending like it is, analysts say.

The Alaska State Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Alaska State Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy gives his State of the State speech to a Joint Session of the Alaska Legislature in January 2019 at the Alaska State Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Dunleavy expected to give State of the State address next week

The governor will likely address the Legislature Monday.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy gives his State of the State speech to a Joint Session of the Alaska Legislature in January 2019 at the Alaska State Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Neil Steininger, then-Administrative Services Director for the Office of Management and Budget, explains how the office performs “sweeps” of unspent money in various government accounts during a Senate Finance meeting at the Capitol in July 2019. Gov. Mike Dunleavy Monday named Steininger director of OMB. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Neil Steininger, then-Administrative Services Director for the Office of Management and Budget, explains how the office performs “sweeps” of unspent money in various government accounts during a Senate Finance meeting at the Capitol in July 2019. Gov. Mike Dunleavy Monday named Steininger director of OMB. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Here’s what to expect Tuesday, the first day of session

With little ceremony, Legislature gets back to work.