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Alaska governor cuts $5M in additional ferry service funding

 

August 29, 2019



JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Alaska’s governor has vetoed additional funding for the state’s ferry service that was placed in the budget by the Legislature, a report said.

Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy vetoed $5 million Monday that was added to the Alaska Marine Highway System budget by the Legislature, CoastAlaska reported Monday.

The Legislature previously cut $43 million from the ferry system’s budget.

A fiscal note attached by the governor’s office called the budget item “premature’’ ahead of a $250,000 study commissioned to reshape the ferry system. The ferry study is due in m...



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