Despite approving a $3,000 dividend last week, the Senate Finance Committee is pushing ahead with reduced future dividends.
“My goal is that, and I think a goal shared by a lot of people in this body, is that we have enough money protected permanently in the permanent fund that we can continue to argue about how to spend that money 20 years from now,” said Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins.
Two polls suggest the governor’s already having popularity problems.
It was a surprise move, but with a full vote of the Senate and a conference committee with the House still ahead it’s also far from final.
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With less than three weeks left in the 121-day session, there’s still no clear direction on what to do with the Alaska Permanent Fund dividend, if anything.
A new crime bill, notable floor speeches and more from Day 100.
The House is pursuing an aggressive timeline for the narrowly built crime bill.
The Senate continued work on the budget, floating a variety of ideas for what to do with the PFD.
Here’s what happened on Day 98.