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Governor signs state budget; Wrangell funding intact

 


Though he vetoed funding for several projects and public services around Alaska, Gov. Mike Dunleavy did not cross out $4.1 million in state grant funding toward a new $15 million water treatment plant in Wrangell.

The borough hopes to finish design work and go out for bids on the project later this year. Federal funds are covering about $11 million of the cost.

The governor also left intact a one-time $57 million legislative appropriation to boost state funding by 5% for local school district operating budgets. The increase for the 2022-2023 school year will add about $143,000 to Wrangell s...



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