August 8, 2019 •
Alaska Second Special Session Ends
The second special session of the Alaska Legislature that began with controversy and division ended quietly on Tuesday with no further legislative action.
Tuesday marked the 30-day session limit.
The Legislature approved restoring much of the operating budget money Gov. Mike Dunleavy vetoed.
Additionally, the Legislature approved a $1,600 pay out of the permanent fund dividend.
Gov. Dunleavy did not give a clear indication of whether he may call a third special session, but he must give a 30-day notice before the legislators must appear again.
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