The dividend goes to recipients of the 2019 dividend.
There’s no timetable for when the recommendations would be due back.
It could return for a successful vote later in the week.
The bill could free up the budget to be passed ahead of the potential shutdown.
The $3,000 dividend lives on, for now.
It was a surprise move, but with a full vote of the Senate and a conference committee with the House still ahead it’s also far from final.
Here’s what happened on Day 98.
The 50th day of the Alaska Legislature is in the books. Finance subcommittees continued the grind, we heard more from the public on the PFD…
The bill is tailored to address multiple issues raised in the no-jail sentence of Justin Schneider for a shocking 2017 kidnapping and sexual assault on a woman.
Senators said they’d rather get it right than do it fast. They also acknowledged that Alaska’s crime problems aren’t entirely SB 91’s fault.