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So far, the Legislature has avoided a showdown with Gov. Mike Dunleavy, but it’s coming — and the size of your Permanent Fund dividend check could be at the heart of the battle.
Will it be the $3,000 the governor promised on the campaign trail, along with the more than a billion dollars in budget cuts he’s proposed?
So far, House and Senate leaders have pushed back with smaller cuts and plans for a much smaller dividend.