Of the 16 amendments offered by House Republicans, 12 were cut-less intent language. Of those 12, 11 were offered by Rep. David Eastman.
It’s part of a larger fight over how the budget is put together, requiring legislators to go on the record if they want any parts of the Dunleavy budget to be considered.
Legislators are worried that repaying dividends would put the remaining fund at risk and shrink future PFDs.
An unexpected turn of events.
Another rocky day in the Alaska Legislature.
And, of course, the Republican “Majority” needs Jackson’s vote to elect their speaker.