by Margot O'Connell and Michael Mausbach | Mar 27, 2023 | Commentary
Governor Dunleavy recently announced House Bill 105, which, on the surface, is intended to expand parental rights in education. But what it actually does is strip schools of their ability to educate, affirm, and protect trans and gender non-conforming youth who cannot safely share their identity with their families.
The University of Alaska Board of Regents agreed to consider a proposal to consolidate the university system on July 30th. The choice came in response to Governor Mike Dunleavy’s line item veto in June that eliminated $136 million in funding from the University of Alaska system.