September 25, 2017 •
Alaska Governor Officially Calls Fourth Special Legislative Session
Gov. Bill Walker issued a proclamation to convene the Legislature’s fourth special session on October 23 to address revenue and public safety issues.
The governor has proposed a payroll tax of 1.5 percent that is expected to generate between $300 million and $325 million. Under this proposal, Alaskans would pay the lowest taxes in the country.
Senate Bill 54, which addresses Class-C felonies, will also be under consideration.
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