The unusual letter to the Senate Finance Committee co-chairs said “action must be taken” on the PFD funding bill requested by Gov. Mike Dunleavy.
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Lawmakers have landed on $1,100 PFDs, but they aren’t done talking about it yet
Dunleavy says he won’t veto it, but wants a higher amount and calls for fourth special session
Senators unveil bill to extend, limit Alaska disaster declaration as deadline for food aid looms
The end of the month is the deadline for the Legislature to pass a bill — and for Dunleavy to sign it — or low-income Alaskans will lose $8 million in additional food aid.
Committee to work out differences on bill drawing from rural power fund
Because the state government has a $4 billion deficit, some lawmakers have suggested drawing money from the fund to pay for other state costs.
Ferry workers’ testimony cut short again on salary bill
For the second time this legislative session, Alaska Marine Highway workers were shut out from testifying against a bill that would cut their salaries.