SITKA – Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Monday line-item vetoed the $5.4 billion transfer from the Alaska Permanent Fund’s Earnings Reserve Account to the Permanent Fund’s Principal.Read more
ANCHORAGE – Gov. Mike Dunleavy today signed House Bill 2001 with a series of vetoes that essentially reject the Legislature’s effort to block the most damaging aspects of the governor’s budget.Read more
JUNEAU – The House of Representatives and Senate each voted today to pass legislation that restores funding for many essential programs and services that were vetoed by the governor.Read more
JUNEAU – The Alaska House of Representatives today passed Senate Bill 2002.
S.B. 2002 funds the capital budget, which allows Alaska’s private sector to access $1 billion in federal funds for highway and construction projects.
JUNEAU – The Alaska House of Representatives earlier this week included an amendment in House Bill 2001 that seeks to prevent coastal communities from going without Alaska Marine Highway System service this winter.
Several communities face that troubling prospect under a recently proposed winter schedule from the Department of Transportation.
JUNEAU – The Alaska House of Representatives on Monday will hold a third and final vote on legislation funding the capital budget, which would enable the state to receive $1 billion in federal funding for highway and construction projects.Read more
JUNEAU – For the second day in a row, legislation that would fund the capital budget ahead of a key July 31 deadline to receive $1 billion in federal funding for highway and construction projects fell short of achieving necessary supermajority support.Read more
JUNEAU – Today, all 23 members of the Alaska House Majority voted to pass legislation that would fund the capital budget ahead of a key July 31 deadline, part of an effort to prevent the state and private sector from missing out on nearly $1 billion in federal funding.Read more