JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska lawmakers have convened the special session called by Gov. Bill Walker to complete work on a state budget and plan for addressing Alaska's multibillion-dollar budget deficit.
The session opened late Thursday morning.
It comes one day after lawmakers ended a drawn-out regular session in which they were unable to come to terms on a budget, state fiscal plan and changes to state oil tax and credit policy.
The special session will run for up to 30 days.