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.
While all Alaska residents can call in to any of the meetings, the committee prefers that residents from different parts of the state call in at specific times.
The forecast doesn’t account for $1.13 billion that the state is set to receive from the federal relief law enacted earlier this month.
The governor has said any new broad-based tax or change to the formula to set PFDs must go to a vote of the people.
Dunleavy said that he plans to have a dialog with Biden administration officials, but if he sees a consistent pattern of opposition, the governor will “use whatever tools are necessary” to fight back.