As a special session begins in Juneau, momentum seems to have stalled amid disagreements over the size of the Permanent Fund dividend.
A 30-day special session is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. Thursday.
The step doesn’t resolve the divide that has prevented the chamber from picking a permanent speaker and organizing committees or from considering legislation.
The policies could be changed once the newly elected Legislature convenes Jan. 19.
Major differences among Republicans mean Alaskans still don’t know who will be in the majorities in both the House and the Senate.