Alaska House delays vote on whether to pass the Senate’s budget with $5,500 in cash payments

Published: May. 11, 2022 at 10:26 PM AKDT
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One big point of contention is that the Senate’s budget has a full statutory Permanent Fund dividend at over $4,200 and a one-time energy relief check at $1,300. Added together, the two checks would be over $5,500 and more than double the cash payments in the House’s budget.