Alaska House unanimously approves funding for response to November 30 earthquake

32-0 vote sends fast-track supplemental budget to governor’s desk for final approval

JUNEAU – The Alaska House of Representatives on Friday voted unanimously to approve financial aid for communities impacted by the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that shook Southcentral Alaska on November 30.

Senate Bill 38 provides $133.4 million for building and road construction and repairs. Federal money accounts for $103 million of that total, and $30.4 million is state money.

The House Majority is a 25-member coalition of Democratic, Republican, and Independent representatives from large and small communities across our state. The House Majority is committed to serving all Alaskans with integrity and transparency, and to practicing informed leadership so that every citizen’s quality of life will improve for generations to come.

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Austin Baird
Communications Director
(907) 465-6791
austin.baird@akleg.gov