If Alaskan Republicans get their way, then taxpayers will soon be footing the bill for students who attend religious schools.
As it stands, the state’s Constitution forbids that. Article 7, Section 1 states:
No money shall be paid from public funds for the direct benefit of any religious or other private educational institution.
But Reps. Wes Keller, Lora Reinbold, Bob Lynn, and Bill Stoltze are attempting to eliminate that line altogether with House Joint Resolution 1: