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                                State Sen. David Wilson offers an amendment to the operating budget Monday at the Capitol. Wilson’s amendment would pay $1,400 as part two of an Alaska Permanent Fund dividend. It was voted down.

Michael Penn | Juneau Empire State Sen. David Wilson offers an amendment to the operating budget Monday at the Capitol. Wilson’s amendment would pay $1,400 as part two of an Alaska Permanent Fund dividend. It was voted down.

House passes capital budget, reverses sweep, approves veto restoration

House and Senate pass legislation on to Dunleavy’s desk

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