A House committee also introduced an updated version of the gun violence protective order bill that narrows the scope of the bill.
The amendment would add about $900 million to the state operating budget.
The House moved to increase this year’s dividend, but it became an argument between a dividend at $1,600 or a fully funded one.
The state warns the amendment would effectively unconstitutionally repeal the 2016 automatic voter registration initiative.
The latest from a busy week in Juneau.
The floor debate on the budget once again came to a crashing halt.
Changes to legislator compensation and endless special sessions have the legislator ready to step aside.
One amendment would have forced people to choose between their PFD and public assistance.
The example of a hypothetical factory looked roughly similar to the impact of the very real F-35s.
One representative didn’t like a presentation so much she walked out before it even began.