Alaska House adjourns until Monday with no majority yet formed

    Alaska House of Representatives floor session from previous year

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Organization of the State House of Representativeness remains at loggerheads.

    Nominations for President Pro Tem is preliminary to selecting a Speaker and announcing an organization.

    When Lieutenant Governor Kevin Meyer, who is presiding over House sessions, until a speaker is selected, called for nominations, he was greeted by silence and then remarked, "Not everyone stand at once here."

    At that point, a motion was made to adjourn until Monday at 11 a.m.Monday will be Day 7 of the session.

    It took the house 34 days to organize two years ago.

    The House is split 20 - 20 right now.

     

     

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