The working group may consider changing the formula for setting permanent fund dividends, lowering the maximum amount that the state government can spend and raising new or higher taxes.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy said he was going to veto the transfer. But his office failed to cross out the lines in the actual budget bill delivered back to the Legislature.
Power Cost Equalization, or PCE, lowers the cost of electricity in rural Alaska to make it comparable to more urban areas like Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy vetoed around 12% of the ferry operating budget on Thursday, leaving the system with nearly $8.5 million less to run its ferries over the next 18 months.
The Alaska Performance Scholarship and the Alaska Education Grant programs provide students across the state with vital funds for their studies. About 150 students at the University of Alaska Southeast received the scholarships last year.
Dunleavy announced the veto as part of a larger list of line-item vetoes he announced on Thursday, a day after he signed the budget.
In a letter to the council, Dunleavy wrote “the slate of candidates put forward could be expanded to reflect the balance and diversity in philosophy and Alaskan experience requisite to adequately make a fair choice for the people of Alaska.”
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The most recent appeal comes a month after state environmental conservation commissioner Jason Brune upheld the certificate.
Starting this month, Alaska Medicaid can no longer deny coverage to transgender Alaskans undergoing gender-affirming treatment.