$20 million in state budget allocated for new PMC facility
May 26, 2022
The Alaska State Legislature approved its budget at the end of the legislative session last week which includes $20 million toward the construction of a new Petersburg Medical Center facility.
The hospital board has been vocal of the need for a new medical facility and is taking a phased approach through development as funding becomes available.
$8 million in funding was also approved earlier this year as part of Sen. Lisa Murkowski's congressionally directed spending requests.
Though the $20 million included in the state budget still needs approval from the governor, if signed it will get...