The Board of Regents postponed until July 30 a vote on a declaration of financial exigency and options for restructuring the University of Alaska during its special meeting Monday. After discussion, regents voted 10-1 to postpone a decision. Regents also decided to have an emergency board meeting on July 22 to continue to discuss the structure of UA. Read more.
The House Finance committee begins hearings today on HB 2001 and will take public testimony from 2 to 7 p.m. each day. Alaskans may attend in person or call in and also may submit written testimony to email@example.com.
The hearing schedule is as follows:
- Monday, July 15, 2019 – Anchorage Legislative Information Office (1500 W. Benson Blvd. Anchorage, AK)
- Tuesday, July 16, 2019 – Wasilla Legislative Information Office (600 E Railroad Ave., #1 Wasilla, AK)
- Wednesday, July 17, 2019 – Fairbanks Legislative Information Office (1292 Sadler Way, Suite 308 Fairbanks, AK)
The toll free number for the hearings is 1-844-586-9085.
University employees: When communicating with legislators, please remember to do so on your personal time such as during lunch or after work, and avoid using your university email.
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