No $3,000 PFD… yet.
2019 special session
On a vote of 31-7.
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.
If it’s a fight for good ol’ fashioned highway funds, then the University of Alaska should be very, very afraid.
The vaccination money can be tapped to respond to disease outbreaks. The state announced a measles case just days earlier.
If the governor’s justification for an expanded sweep is legitimate, could the earnings reserve account be next?
A reminder: Alaska Native regional corporations are private, for-profit corporations.
Not exactly what the governor wanted from his Wasilla special session.
The letter doesn’t explicitly call on legislators to override the vetoes but marks a rare moment when the state’s Alaska Native regional corporations, which rarely wade into politics, speak together in unity.