Sunday Minefields

The Sunday Minefield – May 19, 2024

Jeff Landfield   May 19, 2024

The second session of the 33rd Alaska Legislature adjourned sine die on Wednesday night. Well at least the Senate did. The House was another story. They did not adjourn until early Thursday morning, which was a clear violation of the Alaska Constitution. With the budget passing, a last minute deal for a temporary fix to the correspondence program, and…

The Sunday Minefield – May 12 (Special Loose Unit Edition)

Jeff Landfield
May 13, 2024

The Sunday Minefield – May 5, 2024

Jeff Landfield
May 5, 2024

The Sunday Minefield – April 28, 2024

Jeff Landfield
April 28, 2024

The Sunday Minefield – April 21, 2024

Jeff Landfield
April 21, 2024

The Sunday Minefield – April 14, 2024

Jeff Landfield   April 14, 2024

Today is day 90 of the legislative session! Folk Fest was held this week in Juneau. In addition to some really good music the…

The Sunday Minefield – April 7, 2024

Jeff Landfield   April 7, 2024

We are more than two-thirds through the 121-day session limit. After more than a week of hearing budget amendments, the House Finance Committee passed…

The Sunday Minefield – March 31, 2024

Jeff Landfield   March 31, 2024

Happy Easter! This was a short week in Juneau due to the holiday weekend. We are 75 days into the 121-day legislative session and…

The Sunday Minefield – March 24, 2024

Jeff Landfield   March 24, 2024

The big news this week was the Legislature’s failure, by one vote, to override Governor Mike Dunleavy’s (R – Alaska) veto of Senate Bill…

The Sunday Minefield – March 17, 2024

Jeff Landfield   March 17, 2024

We have reached the halfway point of the 121-day constitutional limit for the legislative session. If all goes to plan, the session should be…

The Sunday Minefield – March 10, 2024

Jeff Landfield   March 10, 2024

We are approaching the halfway mark of the constitutional 120-day legislative session. The March 14 deadline for Governor Mike Dunleavy (R – Alaska) to…

The Sunday Minefield – March 3, 2024

Jeff Landfield   March 3, 2024

I hope everyone in Anchorage has been enjoying Fur Rondy! We are more than halfway through the “90-day” statutory session, but for those paying…

The Sunday Minefield – February 25, 2024

Jeff Landfield   February 26, 2024

It’s the Monday Minefield this week. I have been in Olympia and Seattle this weekend working on a story and had a busy weekend!…

The Sunday Minefield – February 18, 2024

Jeff Landfield   February 18, 2024

As we enter the sixth week of the legislative session, things are looking to heat up again tomorrow in the House on the omnibus…

The Sunday Minefield – February 11, 2024

Jeff Landfield   February 11, 2024

I hope everyone enjoyed the awesome Super Bowl game that ended in overtime! I watched it at a friend’s house in Auke Bay with…

The Sunday Minefield – February 4, 2024

Jeff Landfield   February 4, 2024

Week three of the legislative session felt comparatively normal compared to the first two weeks. Governor Mike Dunleavy (R – Alaska) gave his annual…

The Sunday Minefield – January 28, 2024

Jeff Landfield   January 28, 2024

While the second week of session was not as wild as the first, it was nonetheless eventful. After spending a lot of time juicing…

The Sunday Minefield – January 21, 2024

Jeff Landfield   January 21, 2024

The second session of the 33rd Alaska Legislature kicked off on Tuesday. Saying things started off loose is a bit of an understatement. First,…

The Sunday Minefield – January 14, 2024

Jeff Landfield   January 14, 2024

The second session of the 33rd Alaska Legislature starts on Tuesday! Juneau is getting absolutely dumped on with snow. So far, all the flights…

The Sunday Minefield – January 7, 2024

Jeff Landfield   January 7, 2024

It’s the first Sunday Minefield of 2024! The second session of the 33rd Alaska Legislature starts in nine days. Legislators and staffers from around…
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