Quote of the day: Pete Kelly tough on crime, taxes


“The Senate will stand with the Governor as he searches for answers to the crime wave.  However, it is inappropriate to link crime to his persistent desire to tax working Alaskans.”

– Alaska Sen. President Pete Kelly, responding to Governor Bill Walker using his crime crisis press conference to push for a payroll tax, per SB 4001.

[Read: Walker gets the message: Crime a top priority now]