Senators are already talking about how a coalition majority might be organized.
The Alaska Marine Highway System has been struggling to hire new staff this year, even with $5,000 hiring bonuses.
More than 200 candidates are running for state and federal offices.
The budget finishes as second-largest in state history by one measure, but Dunleavy could make cuts.
The removal comes after years of altercations between Eastman and fellow lawmakers.
Dunleavy has advocated for a PFD of at least $3,700.
The payments would be a combination of a one-time $1,300 “energy rebate” and a Permanent Fund dividend of about that size.
The state Supreme court ruled on redistricting last week, the House plans to take up the budget in a few days — and there’s yet another conflict about mask-wearing on the House floor.
The ban on Russian seafood imports is part of a series of escalating sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.
The task force will study the impacts of bycatch on what it calls “high-value” state fisheries.