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By James Brooks
Anchorage Daily News 

Judge upholds Dunleavy decision to sweep scholarship money into state general fund

 

February 23, 2022



A group of four Alaska college students has appealed a state court ruling that upheld a decision by Gov. Mike Dunleavy to drain the state’s $410 million higher-education investment fund. The decision made scholarship programs subject to annual legislative appropriation of state general fund dollars.

The students last Friday filed their appeal of the ruling handed down a day earlier by Superior Court Judge Adolf Zeman.

Unless reversed on appeal to the Alaska Supreme Court, the Alaska Performance Scholarship program and WWAMI, which helps pay the costs for Alaska students who attend medical...



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