Alaska PFD payout remains up in the air as special session grinds on

The House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday aimed at funding permanent fund dividends at $1,100. But the final amount isn’t clear.

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These Anchorage residents waited until August to get a COVID vaccine. Here’s why they’re finally getting the shot.

Nationally, research suggests that there are broadly two groups of people who still haven’t gotten vaccinated: those who say they never will, and those who are waiting to see how others respond to it. 

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The Pacific Northwest heat dome just skirted Southeast. What will Alaska’s own extreme heat waves look like?

This summer has been one of the colder summers the region has had in the last few years. But when compared with summers over the last several decades, it’s still among the hottest.

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Gov. Dunleavy’s per diem veto over PFD situation raises concerns for Legislature

The Legislature passed a budget that included roughly $2 million to pay for the food and housing needs of lawmakers and their families attending the session. But Dunleavy said it doesn’t make sense for legislators to receive the money until they’ve taken more action on permanent fund dividends. 

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