Four legislators claimed the maximum amount.
The satellite-based emergency relay network is still in place, but the vetoes will hit rural public radio stations that also play a strong role in keeping their communities informed and safe particularly hard.
The University of Alaska has escaped the worst-case scenario, but there are still major cuts in its future.
Sponsors say they believe the changes would increase oil revenue to the state by about $1 billion a year.
The governor pledges a third special session focused on the dividend.
It’s good to be back.
The group has 1,000 more than it needs but will plan on collecting through the end of the month.
A look behind the scenes.
The latest in a long-running effort to consolidate power.
Usually Summers in Alaska are a time when fishing, vacations and recreation push politics out of people’s minds May through August. Not this year. The ongoing controversy over the budget, vetoes, and the very real Recall has kept the politics pot boiling.