Alaska House speaker dismisses lawmakers’ call to relocate special session

Alaska House Speaker Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham, says his chamber will still hold the upcoming legislative session in Juneau, in spite of a request by the Republican minority to move proceedings to Anchorage.

"The special session is taking place in Juneau and that's where it's going to be held, at least from the House perspective," Edgmon said in a phone interview Monday.

Anchorage Republican Rep. Chris Birch sent Edgmon a letter Saturday asking him to poll House members about whether to...

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