The latest shot in a feud between Dunleavy and Republicans over the PFD.
The current recession didn’t cause particularly significant outmigration or a particularly big impacts to the housing market. That could change if the recession continues, particularly if job losses are felt by residents.
The House also passed a bill officially naming Sept. 11 as “Patriot Day.”
It wasn’t a particularly exciting end to the voter-approved 90-day session.
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.
Committees advanced key non-budget legislation on Wednesday.
Testifiers misunderstood the proposal, backers say.
No one likes the House plan to put the PFD and a POMV draw in the constitution.
The Legislature is nearing what’s normally the final sprint, but there’s still plenty of ways for things to unravel.