- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 27, 2016

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska legislators are moving into temporary digs due to ongoing renovation work on the state Capitol.

The building effectively needs to be cleared by Monday under the current construction schedule.

House Speaker Mike Chenault says legislators will move into the Bill Ray Center, which is a few blocks from the Capitol. He says floor sessions will be held in the gym of the Terry Miller Building, just up the hill from the Capitol.

The regular session was scheduled to end April 17 but lawmakers were unable to complete their work by then. Proposed changes to oil and gas tax credits have been a point of contention.

The offices of Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott also are moving to an alternate space, about a block from the Capitol.

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