Dunleavy is the 16th most popular governor among the 50 states, according to Morning Consult, a survey firm that seasonally ranks the popularity of elected officials.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy and Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer are promoting a bill to be introduced in the upcoming Legislature that they say will improve the way the Division of Elections maintains voter rolls and also makes the election system more secure.
The Alaska Legislature set a record on Thursday for the number of days that it’s been in session in a year — 212. But that doesn’t mean lawmakers have been in the Capitol lately. There’s an impasse on what changes should be made to balance the state’s budget in the long term.