Thursday, September 11, 2008

Constitutional showdown over Troopergate?

Constitutional showdown over Troopergate?
Posted by Wesley Loy Anchorage Daily News
Posted: September 11, 2008

Tomorrow morning we’ll see a big event in the ongoing Troopergate investigation and the growing clash between the governor’s office and the Legislature.

The House and Senate judiciary committees are meeting in Anchorage, and members might vote to issue subpoenas to compel members of Gov. Sarah Palin’s administration – but not the governor herself – to go for interviews with the Legislature’s investigator, Steve Branchflower.

But this week, the state Department of Law – representing Department of Administration employees – threatens in this seven-page letter to go to court to block the subpoenas, thus widening the conflict to all three branches of government...

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Constitutional showdown over Troopergate?

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