House Majority: Governor’s budget vetoes present imminent threat to Alaskans, economy

JUNEAU – Gov. Mike Dunleavy today issued budget vetoes that present an imminent threat to our economy and to all Alaskans, while continuing to fail to address the root cause of our state’s financial problems.
Speaker Bryce Edgmon released the following statement in response:
“The Legislature presented Governor Dunleavy with a responsible operating budget that struck a balance between protecting essential services and making tough but necessary budget cuts. Today, the governor made major vetoes that will have drastic, negative impacts on all Alaskans.

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Rep. Matt Claman’s Alaska Matters: Operating Budget Approved

The legislature adjourned, ending this year’s first special session. With funding for the capital budget and the amount of the Permanent Fund Dividend unresolved, the House Majority will continue working and remains committed to finding solutions to address Alaska’s immediate and long-term financial challenges.

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