Alaska budget crisis continues. Anchorage Daily News Reports: “For the fourth straight day, Alaska state legislators remained at a divisive standoff over where to hold their special session, stalling crucial work as deadlines approach and as frustration mounts among Alaskans. On Thursday, legislators gathered once again in two cities, hundreds of miles apart.” The governor’s line item vetoes of the state budget require deep spending cuts in every agency ranging from law enforcement to higher education.