The House passed the amendment that rewrote the bill with the minimum votes required, 21-16.
Walker also pushed back against a different legislative proposal to draw money from Permanent Fund earnings to cover the state’s $4 billion deficit.
Senate Bill 91 would allow some low-risk nonviolent offenders to avoid jail time.
State budget director Pat Pitney warned that shorting the Kivalina school project could reopen lawsuits about inequalities in rural school funding.
The House Rules Committee released its version of House Bill 247, which scales back tax credits for oil and gas industry, on Thursday.
Alaska Oil and Gas Association President and CEO Kara Moriarty said the House Rules Committee substitute bill would be disastrous.
The committee’s version of the bill would phase out refundable tax credits over the next three years.
The families are looking for a permanent solution that will cover them and other survivors in the future.
The House and Senate will likely form a conference committee to resolve the differences between the chambers’ different versions of the bill.
The council turned to the Wells Fargo building after Gov. Bill Walker threatened to veto $32.5 million the council planned to spend to buy the Anchorage Legislative Information Office.