Petersburg Pilot -

Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

By Dan Rudy 

Fourth special session may be called for revenues


September 7, 2017

WRANGELL — Last week, Alaska’s lawmakers received word from the governor’s office another session may be called for October.

On August 31 emails were sent to members of the Alaska Legislature, letting them know a special session – the fourth of the year – will likely be called to discuss revenue.

During the second special session in July an operating budget was passed, with a capital budget approved the following month in another session. The spending bills came with cuts and an overhaul of the state’s oil tax credit system, but without new sources of revenue.

During the year co...

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