The move sets its sights on reducing and eliminating administrative costs while limiting cuts to academics and research as much as possible.
No $3,000 PFD… yet.
On a vote of 31-7.
2020 is right around the corner.
The downgrade of AIDEA could make bonding for a road to the Ambler Mining District more expensive.
The steadfast adherence to a campaign promise is no way out of the corner they’ve painted themselves into.
The vote would have restored the UA scholarship program, Power Cost Equalization and put up the money to secure nearly $1 billion in federal transportation project money.
They can keep on hoping, but it’s time to start planning, said Regent John Davies.
If it’s a fight for good ol’ fashioned highway funds, then the University of Alaska should be very, very afraid.
Legislators have been deeply critical of the proposal, saying not only would it cost Alaska more but it would make Alaska less safe.