Senate Introduces Bill For Reduced PFD Governor Threatens To Veto If Passed

first_imgHouse Speaker Bryce Edgmon says he thinks there would be support in the Alaska House to act on a $1,600 permanent fund dividend. If the Legislature passed a reduced dividend and Dunleavy rejected it, such a scenario almost certainly prompt another special session. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Senate on Monday introduced a bill, SB 1002, that would provide for a $1,600 dividend. Senate debate on the proposal, including possible amendments, is expected as early as Tuesday.center_img Governor Mike Dunleavy sent a press release speaking out against the bill: “Let me be clear, this is a non-starter. If passed, I will veto SB 1002.  I encourage an amendment that would restore a full PFD to the people.  Follow the law— that’s what Alaskans have demanded and deserve.”last_img

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